Ex-CA Justice Sabio passes away

Posted at 04/18/2012 3:19 PM | Updated as of 04/18/2012 6:36 PM

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines - Former Court of Appeals Justice Jose Sabio has died due to a lingering illness.

He was 71 years old.

Jose is the brother of former Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairman Camilo Sabio.

Supreme Court spokesman and court administrator Jose Midas Marquez announced Sabio's demise in a press conference in Baguio City where the high court is holding its sessions.

Sabio's wake is at the family residence in Cagayan de Oro. -- by Ira Pedrasa, ABS-CBNnews.com