First-ever Binibining Pilipinas winner dies

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 17 2009 01:32 PM | Updated as of Jul 17 2009 11:39 PM

MANILA - The first-ever Binibining Pilipinas winner Maria Myrna Sese Panlilio died from cardiac arrest, DZMM TeleRadyo reported.

In a text message sent to DZMM's broadcaster Ted Failon, sources close to the beauty queen said Panlilio's remains were brought to Sanctuario de San Antonio in Forbes Park in Makati.

Panlilio was married to Dr. Ramon N. Borromeo, with whom she had 3 beautiful children. She won the first Binibining Pilipinas-Universe crown in 1964.