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body of missing Nauru national diver found in Batangas

Divers from the government’s security forces recovered the body of Andre Kilbride, the missing Nauru national diver in Mabini, Batangas on Saturday.

Reports reaching the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG0 said personnel from Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Mabini, Philippine Navy (PN), Philippine National Police (PNP), and other volunteer divers found the body at about 70 meters underwater near Barangay Bagalangit at 12:15 pm.

Kilbride and his Irish live-in partner checked in at Aqua Venture Resort for a dive training course. He had been staying in Pasig City for almost six years and operating an internet services-related business.

The body was brought to Funeraria Bautista in Manghinao, Bauan, Batangas.


Photos by the Philippine Coast Guard