Detainee dies inside Tetuan detention center PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 May 2017 11:10

A detainee of the Tetuan Police Station died minutes after complaining of short breath early morning last Tuesday.

The detainee was identified as Emilio Locsin Labonita a resident of Mampang who was detaineed in relation to a rape incident.

Initial investigation showed that prior to the incident, Locsin began complaining of shortness of breath while inside the detention cell.

This prompted a police officer, PO3 Maricel Abduhalim to call paramedics who immediately arrived at the police station minutes after the call.

Paramedics gave first aid to Locsin and rushed him to the hospital but attending physicians declared the detainee dead on arrival.

Police said that Locsin was suffering from a heart-related sickness prior to being brought to the Tetuan Police Station for detention.

The cadaver was brought to a funeral parlor for post mortem examination.  (Dan Toribio)