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Quezon City woman dies in tour to see Whang-od in Kalinga

/ 02:29 PM November 20, 2017

BAGUIO CITY — A Quezon City resident died on Saturday during a tour to the Tingalayan town village of acclaimed indigenous tattoo artist Whang-od in Kalinga province, according to a belated report from the Cordillera police.

Agustina Delos Reyes, 55, collapsed at the home of her tour guide, Raffy Ba-od, at 2:15 p.m. and could not be revived by her daughter, nor by village officials who aided them.

Delos Reyes was part of a group of tourists who arrived there at 12:31 p.m. to visit the popular artist. While resting at Ba-od’s home called the Souvenir House in Buscalan village, Delos Reyes complained of dizzyness before she fell unconscious. She died despite all efforts to resuscitate her, village officials informed the police.

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The police have yet to determine what led to Delos Reyes’ death at press time. /je

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