(UPDATE 1) Edu Manzano's brother dies

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 07 2010 11:09 AM | Updated as of Apr 08 2010 12:29 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Lakas-Kampi Christian Muslim Democrats vice-presidential bet Edu Manzano is taking a break from the campaign after the untimely death of his eldest brother, Adrian.

Lakas-Kampi senatorial bet Rey Langit made the announcement during a campaign sortie of the ruling party in Dinalupihan, Bataan Wednesday.

He said Manzano will be going to Los Angeles, California to attend to the funeral arrangements of his brother.

Langit said the rest of the Lakas-Kampi national candidates will continue their campaign sorties in San Fernando and Mabalacat in Pampanga.

Adrian, 64, died Wednesday morning due to aortic aneurysm, reports said.