UE senior high school student found dead
MANILA, Philippines — A senior high school student was found dead inside the University of the East (UE) Caloocan Campus.
UE President and Chief Academic Officer Zosimo Battad confirmed that a student had been rushed to Manila Central University Hospital but was later pronounced dead.
“While the student was in the hospital, UE quickly undertook investigations internally and in cooperation with the Philippine National Police’s Caloocan officers until early this afternoon, with the investigation results clearly showing the absence of any foul play or disregard by any other individual,” said Battad.
While the entire UE community is now in mourning, Battad requested the public to respect his family’s privacy and not share “unfounded information about the student and his untimely demise.”
The UE administration then assured the deceased’s family that they would have their full support and reminded all students, regardless of campus or year level, that they could approach the university for assistance at any time.
“Please always feel free to reach out and chat with someone, verbally or non-verbally, especially in times of difficulty and distress,” Battad said.
If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Center for Mental Health hotline at 0917-899-USAP (8727) for Globe; 0908-639-2672 for smart; or 1553 (landline to landline, toll-free). You may also call Hopeline PH: 0917-5584673, 0918-8734673, 88044673 or visit ngf-mindstrong.org and its Facebook account: Hopeline PH.
If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Center for Mental Health hotline at 0917-899-USAP (8727); (02) 7-989-USAP; or 1553 (landline to landline, toll-free).
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