BAGUIO CITY – A 23-year old student was found lifeless inside a comfort room of the University of Baguio’s Centennial building Saturday evening.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Rhenzon Quijano Tarnate, 23, student and presently residing at BPI Compound, Guisad Road, Baguio City.
Initial police investigation showed that the victim allegedly went out of his classroom and proceeded to the comfort room.
However, when one of the students went to the comfort room, he saw the lifeless body of the victim inside one of the cubicles of the said facility.
He tried to wake him up but the victim did not respond prompting them to call for police assistance and emergency volunteers to rush him to the hospital but he was pronounced dead on arrival by attending physicians.
Relatives of the victim claimed that he was suffering from Systematic Lupus Erythematosus.
The case is still subject to further investigation to ascertain whether or not there was alleged foul play in the untimely demise of the victim.
By Dexter A. See