First Posted 16:00:00 02/24/2016
Last Updated 16:21:00 02/25/2016
NAVAL, Biliran – In a tragic incident, a second year Naval State University criminology student was found dead hanging by a rope in his room in his boarding house in Naval, Biliran.
The victim, who we shall call “Dodong”, an 18 year-old male and resident of Brgy. Magbangon, Cabucgayan, Biliran was found dead at around 1:44 a.m. on February 24, 2016.
According to the police report, There were no suicide notes found. But a certain Elmer disclosed that before discovering the body of the victim, the latter sent them a text message thanking them for their friendship.
This is the full text of the message sent by the victim to Elmer.
“MAUPAY NGA AGA MER, SALAMAT TANAN2 PAKISIRING NALANG NA ATON MGA BARKADA NGA SALAMAT HAN MGA TIMES NA NAKAUPOD TA KAMU, NALINGAW AKO HAN UPAY HA IYO, SALAMAT MGA BRUN.”
Elmer then reportedly tried to call the victim but was unsuccessful. He together with Jhon went to the Terminal to check on the victim. They were shocked when they saw through the peephole his body. They then called for help of the dispatcher, a certain Dante Orsal Yu, together they brought the victim to the Biliran Provincial Hospital but was declared dead upon arrival (DOA).
“Dodong” is the 3rd case of suicide amongst the NSU students in a span of 10 months. His family and friends have been deeply saddened and shocked by his death.
The PNP Naval is now trying to piece together what led to the death of the college student who has everything going for him. The case is for further investigation to determine whether the death has no foul play involved or it is indeed a suicide. -BiliranIsland.com