College executive falls to death in Zamboanga City | Inquirer News

College executive falls to death in Zamboanga City

/ 05:59 PM May 16, 2016

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The assistant vice president of the Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZCSMST) died in a fall from the third floor of one of the school’s buildings early Monday.

Chief Inspector Helen Galvez, information officer of the Zamboanga City Police Office, said the body of Dr. Constancio Teofilo, 52, also dean of the ZCSMST’s College of Marine and Food Science, was discovered by roving guards around 6:30 a.m.

Galvez said Teofilo was rushed to the Zamboanga City Medical Center but physicians there declared him “dead on arrival.”

“Investigation is ongoing to determine if there was foul play or if not, (or) the motive for suicide [if it was],” she said.  SFM/rga

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, please reach out to the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH). Their crisis hotlines are available at 1553 (Luzon-wide landline toll-free), 0917-899-USAP (8727), 0966-351-4518, and 0908-639-2672. For more information, visit their website: (

Alternatively, you can contact Hopeline PH at the following numbers: 0917-5584673, 0918-8734673, 88044673. Additional resources are available at, or connect with them on Facebook at Hopeline PH.

TAGS: foul play, Helen Galvez, News, Police, Regions, Suicide, ZCSMST

© Copyright 1997-2024 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.