Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Angelo Reyes Dies; Suicide Angle Being Investigated

Philippine Former Defense Secretary Angelo Reyes died this morning, Tuesday, with a chest gunshot wound. Initial investigation reveals suicide.

Reports said that Angelo Reyes visited his mother's tomb at Loyola Memorial Park in Marikina City. He was accompanied by his two children and aides.

After the sustaining a gunshot wound to the chest, Reyes was rushed to the Quirino Hospital at about 7:30 a.m., without breath, pulse and no bloggd pressure. He was pronounced dead at 8:32 a.m.

He was the former Defense Secretary during the term of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and deposed Joseph "Erap" Estrada.

News broke out when radio dzMM reported the incident. The former Defense Secretary was recently under fire for allegations of corruptions in the military ranks. RIP Angelo Reyes.

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