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4 ‘suspects’ in Cebu student’s alleged hazing death surrender

Four suspects in the alleged hazing death of University of Cebu student Ronnel Baguio in December 2022 surrendered to authorities on Thursday, the Cebu City Police Office said.

In a Facebook post, the police said the  suspects turned themselves in to authorities after a meeting of fraternity and sorority groups with the police.

Suspects will face complaints for violation of the Anti-Hazing Law, according to the police.

The Cebu City Police earlier identified five suspects who were fraternity officials.

It added that they found two witnesses in the course of their investigation, including the fraternity member who supposedly recruited Baguio.

The Public Attorney’s Office said the hazing took place on December 10, 2022 and the victim was rushed to the hospital on December 18, 2022.

Based on his death certificate, Baguio died from severe acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to indirect lung Injury, acute kidney Injury secondary to rhabdmyolosis, and acute kidney injury secondary to rhabdomyolosis.—Joviland Rita/AOL, GMA Integrated News