The news of the finding of Manfred Fritz Bajorat’s corpse, the alone traveller dead on his adrift boat in the Pacific Ocean, in Southern Philippines had spread across the Web. The story is so unbelievable that many people have imagined a hoax but time has given the opportunity to clarify everything.
According to the autopsy, the reason of the death was a heart attack and Bajorat died about seven days before his finding. Only few people had thought to a crime, considering the position of the corpse.
Another controversial element of the story was that anyone hasn’t been having any news about Manfred Bajorat for a long time, even since 2009. The documents found on his boat have clarified some details about his life: his wife, from which he divorced in 2008, died the following year. So, Bajorat had decided to travel alone. The news agency AFT reports that the German embassy in the Philippines is working to let Bajorat’s daughter fly to Mindanao to identify his father’s corpse.
The only mystery is how the body, although helped by salt and hot air, reached such a state in only seven days.