QCPD detainee dies of leptospirosis
Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - August 7, 2018 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — A detainee of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 2 died on Sunday from complications brought by leptospirosis.

Station commander Superintendent Rodrgio Soriano identified the inmate as Mhel Pardilla, 29, who was apprehended on July 31 for playing cara y cruz, an illegal numbers game, in a public place in Barangay Pagong Pag-asa.

Despite efforts by physicians, Pardilla died at around 10 a.m. on Sunday.

In his report, Soriano said they brought Pardilla to the National Kidney Transplant Institute on Aug. 1 at around 5:45 p.m.

“He was diagnosed as having severe leptospirosis and was confined,” he said.

LEPTOSPIROSIS QUEZON CITY POLICE DISTRICT
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