DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo was found dead at about 7:45 am today, August 21,2012 in the fuselage of the Piper Seneca plane that crashed off Masbate bay on Saturday, August 18, 2012.
According to Transportation and Communications Secretary Mar Roxas, the body of Robredo was brought to shore about an hour later after it was found by lead American technical diver Matthew Caldweld at 180 feet deep, 800 meters off the shore. Retrieval of the two pilots, Jessup Bahinting and Nepalese Kshitiz Chand followed later. President Bengigno Aquino III personally relayed the sad news to Robredo's wife, Atty. Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo.
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