Newlyweds couple from Laguna drown while on Honeymoon in Maldives

A supposed happy moment for the newlyweds from Laguna turned out a tragic ending when  the couple drowned while on their honeymoon in Maldives, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.


The couple was identified as Leomer,30 and Erika,29 Lagradilla were both nurse by profession left Manila for their honeymoon on January 9.

"Authorities reported that the two were guests in a resort in Dhiffushi Island and were snorkeling when they started drowning. Both were rescued by resort workers but pronounced dead upon arrival at a local hospital," DFA added.

Authorities had instructed the Philippine embassy in Dhaka to coordinate with Maldives authorities to bring the newlyweds' bodies back to the Philippines.

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