Indigent Australian dies in Caloocan

Ramil Bajo, Rey Galupo (The Philippine Star) - May 12, 2016 - 10:00am

MANILA, Philippines - A 71-year-old Australian man, who came to the Philippines as a tourist several years ago, died penniless in a friend’s house in Caloocan Wednesday afternoon.

Collin Hall died at around 1 p.m. in the house of Lorna Miani, 55, in Barangay 123, police said.

Miani told police Hall woke up at around 6 a.m. and relieved himself then went back to bed. He never woke up.

Hall was jobless and survived on dole-outs from Filipino friends, police said, adding that the Australian embassy has been informed.                                                                     

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