PWD drops dead on Taft Avenue

A 40-year-old person with disability (PWD) fell dead for still unknown reason while begging for alms near the corner of Taft Avenue and P. Quirino Avenue in Malate, Manila.

Noel Ignacio, of  No. 2018 AnakBayan St., Paco, Manila was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

Patrolman Mark Anthony Gonzalo said  PCPL Mae Hila of the Manila Police District -TMRU radioed what happened and the police responded.

Initial investigation by the MPD-homicide section showed that the victim was begging for alms in the said area when he suddenly lost consciousness and fell to the ground dead.

His father Emerito declined any investigation, saying there was clearly no foulplay in the said incident.