Angelo Reyes dies by suicide

Tweet is abuzz of Former Defense Secretary Angelo Reyes who died today after sustaining a gunshot in his chest in an apparent suicide.

A bloodied Reyes was brought to the Quirino Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City at 7:45 a.m., radio dzMM reported.

The sad thing is Reyes has been named as one of the corrupt military chiefs in the on-going probe into the Garcia plea bargain deal. Some reactions think he is guilty, others said he did it for honor.

A fake twitter account has also been set up at @iamangeloreyes chiding those that judge him quickly:

I am innocent until proven guilty. You don’t have to like me. You just have to respect that fact.

The Reyes family spokesperson announced that the Family requests for quiet time, especially today. Let them grieve first.

It all had to happen on President Aquho’s 51st birthday.

Click for whole page of Twitter reactions.

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 13 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 23 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

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I am an advocate. I am NOT neutral. I will NOT give social media mileage to members of political clans, epal, a previous candidate for the same position and those I believe are a waste of taxpayers’ money.

I do not support or belong to any political party.

She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated Juky 15, 2019

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