MANILA, Philippines – At least two doctors from the Philippine Military Academy will face charges related to the death of hazing victim Fourth Class Cadet Darwin Dormitorio.
Assisted physician Major Maria Ofelia Beloy and Captain Florence Apple Apostol will face criminal negligence under Article 365 of the Revised Penal Code, according to Baguio City police director Police Col. Allen Rae Co.
According to a report by The STAR, Beloy and the Apostle confirmed Dormitorio died of cardiac arrest secondary to internal hemorrahage.
The Apostle and PMA hospital Commander Col. Cesar Candelaria.
It was September 18 when the PMA freshman died in the wake of mistreatment inside a premier military school.
Before his life was over, he was diagnosed with urinary tract infection and released, until he started vomiting in their barracks.
Earlier it was reported that Dormitorio was being punched, kicked and electrocuted allegedly by senior cadets.
The PMA is still in custody at the seven cadet-suspects who are being linked to the case, according to Co.
Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año on Sunday added the latest suspect.
Although not named by Año, he is said to be one of those directly related to Dormitorio’s hazing.
Co said the seventh cadet was a third class cadet.
Take the names of Cadet Third Class Shalimar Imperial, Cadet Third Class Cadet Third Class Felix Lumbag and a “cadet Win” the letter written by Dormitorio about the pain endured.