Monday, November 15, 2010

Man dies of heart attack while watching Pacquiao fight


MANILA, Philippines - A 64-year-old grandfather failed to finish the megabout between Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito after suffering a heart attack in the middle of the fight.

Victim Dominador Lacida, a pastry vendor, died while watching the fight in Cagayan de Oro City Sunday afternoon.

His relatives said Lacida had finished cooking pastry early to watch the fight with neighbors. Witnesses said Lacida suddenly fell off his seat and started trembling.

The victim was immediately brought to hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
Relatives said they are now worrying about Lacida's burial expenses, noting that the grandfather was the sole breadwinner of the family. 

From a report by Sheila Joy Labrador, ABS-CBN Northern Mindanao

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