A male passenger jumped off a ship bound for Cagayan de Oro at around 12:58am, December 24, 2022 while Lite Ferry 19 which came from Cebu City was in the waters between Siquijor and Southern Bohol. The Philippine Coast Guard was still conducting search and rescue operations.
Reports identified the passenger as John Lloyd Compendio, 24 years old and a resident of Tampakan, South Cotabato. Watch this interview below.
The vessel and the rest of the passengers arrived safely at the port of Cagayan de Oro at 8 a.m. on Saturday, December 24, 2022.