14-year old dies in brawl with another minor in Baguio

Micaella Ilao, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 26 2016 11:57 AM

BAGUIO CITY - A 14-year-old student passed away after getting into a brawl in a billiard hall in Baguio City.

Edmund Paulo Diaz, 14, died after having a fight with another minor who he met in a billiard hall past 9:00 PM Thursday night, in Barangay Happy Homes Old Lucban, Baguio City.

Diaz and the suspect were reportedly intoxicated and had a misunderstanding.

The victim was rushed to Pines City Doctor’s Hospital. A medico-legal report shows that Diaz died of blunt abdominal injury.

The suspect is now under the custody of Department of Social Welfare and Development-Cordillera.