Bohol Rep. Erico Aumentado dies

Posted at 12/26/12 8:44 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Bohol 2nd District Representative Erico Aumentado passed away on Christmas Day.

Rica Dela Cuesta of the Public Information Office of the House of Representatives said Aumentado died past 8 p.m. Tuesday due to cardiac arrest. He was 72.

The Lower House is now preparing for the necrological services for the congressman which will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2012.

At the time of his death, Aumentado served as the Chairman of the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges and has authored and sponsored 96 House Measures. - report from Jon Ibanez, dzMM