Ex-Manila congressman Jaime Lopez dies


Posted at Jul 15 2011 10:45 AM | Updated as of Jul 15 2011 09:45 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Former Manila 2nd District congressman Jaime Lopez died Thursday night. He was 77.

A radio dzMM report said Lopez died at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Alabang, Muntinlupa City at 7 p.m. Thursday. He died of complications after undergoing heart surgery

His remains will be brought to Arlington Funeral Homes in Araneta Avenue, Quezon City.

He left behind his wife, Amelia, and 5 children.

Lopez co-authored Republic Act No. 9160 or the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001. With a report by Charlie Mendoza, radio dzMM