Man taken to Naval Hospital after drowning incident in Ipan

Guam Fire Department (PNC file photo)

A man fishing with a family member is now in the hospital after a possible drowing early this morning.

Guam – Just before 5:30 Monday morning, the Guam Fire Department responded to a report of a possible drowning in the waters off of Jeff’s Pirate’s Cove in Ipan.

According to GFD Spokesperson Kevin Reilly, a 61-year-old male was net fishing with a family member when the incident occurred. CPR was conducted at the scene and en-route to the Naval Hospital.

The victim’s identity and condition are unknown at this time.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.