Suspected hazing victim dies in Cavite hospital
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines—A freshman at the San Beda College of Law in Manila died allegedly after undergoing initiation rites of a still unknown fraternity, the police in Cavite said Tuesday.
Supt. Ulysses Cruz, police chief of Dasmariñas City, identified the victim as Mark Andrei Marcos, 21.
Cruz said they received a report from the De La Salle University Medical Center in Dasmariñas City that a suspected victim of hazing was brought in by a group of young men in an unidentified car around 2 a.m. Monday.
He said the victim’s body was covered in bruises and he was in a comatose state. Marcos died in the hospital at around 5 p.m. Monday.
Cruz said the body was taken to the police crime laboratory in Camp Crame for autopsy.
In February, San Beda law student Marvin Reglos also died after hazing rites of the Lambda Rho Beta fraternity in Antipolo City.
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