CHARGES against the suspects behind the hazing-related death of University of Cebu Student Ronnel Baguio are expected to be filed within the week, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said on Monday, March 6, 2023.

“Sa Cebu naman, although the case I think will be filed today or within the week. ‘Yung other suspects, perpetrators pinu-pursue pa rin ng ating mga investigators,” Azurin said in a press conference at Camp Crame.

The police earlier said they identified at least five suspects in the death of Baguio on December 19 after undergoing initiation rites of the Tau Gamma Phi fraternity.

There were also two witnesses, one of them is the fraternity member who allegedly recruited Baguio.

Baguio’s death certificate indicated that he died due to “Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Secondary to Indirect Lung Injury, Acute Kidney Injury secondary to Rhabdomyolysis, and Acute Kidney Injury secondary to Rhabdomyolysis.” (SunStar Philippines)