Filipino celebrity couple, Mikael Daez and Megan Young have drowned in a river in Iceland, the Iceland Police said in a statement.
The accident took place at Villingavatnsós, the estuary of Villingavatnsá river which empties into Pingvallavatn Lake, about 35 miles outside Reykjavik, according to Police statement.
The Philippines Embassy representative reported to family members that Megan Young and her husband, Mikael Daez, were fishing on April 25, when Megan fell into the water. She was in distress and Mikael jumped into the water to assist her. According to the Embassy, both were pulled from the water but could not be resuscitated.
According to reports, the water was a punishing 35 degrees Fahrenheit at the time, only slightly above freezing.
Family members report no funeral arrangements are set, as officials of Iceland and the Philippines Embassy process the accident.
The couple, Mikael Daez, 31, Megan Young, 29, were avid outdoor enthusiasts and were on a two-week vacation and shared several photos from their trip with fans on social media.
The two began their adventure in South Korea. The Kapuso stars and travel junkies Mikael Daez and Megan Young jetted off to Europe!
Their first stop was Brussels where they got to spend time with Mikael’s sister Chiara and her husband Seb.
The couple headed to Iceland next where they were unprepared for the cold, but were helped by locals and other travelers until their untimely death.