A local tourist died after after suffering cardiac arrest while visiting Sagada last October 27.
The incident was reported by a nurse of the St. Theodores Hospital located at Patay, Sagada, Mountain Province in the morning of the following day.
The victim was identified as a 37 year old teacher, and a resident of San Juan, Quiapo, Manila.
Investigation disclosed that in the morning of October 26, 2018 a group of teachers/local tourists arrived and checked-in at Bagalima Inn located at Demang, Sagada, Mountain Province. The following morning, the group had their tour on the different scenic spots of the municipality but the victim did not join the tour at Bomod-ok Falls, Fidelisan, Sagada due to his health condition.
However, the victim joined the tour at the hanging coffins, located within the Mission Compound, Patay, Sagada, Mountain Province. Afterwards, they returned to the Inn where they were accommodated.
At around 9:25 PM of October 27, 2018, after taking a shower, the victim complained to his roommates of chest pain and informed them that some of his body parts are stiffening and further asked them to buy medicine. At that instance, his roommates rushed him to the St. Theodore’s Hospital for treatment.
However, the victim expired at around 10:05 PM of October 27, 2018. The victim was diagnosed with dilated pupils, reddish sclerea and cyanotic peripheries and was pronounced dead due to cardiac arrest secondary to massive myocardial infarction by his attending physician.
The cadaver stayed at the St. Theodore’s Hospital Morgue while documents needed are on process prior to the transport of the body to his home address.