Barred from entering PH, Korean kills self at NAIA | Global News

Barred from entering PH, Korean kills self at NAIA

/ 11:26 PM July 21, 2016

MANILA — The body of a Korean national, who allegedly hanged himself, was found Thursday night at an exclusion room of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

An San Kwan, 50, who was a passenger of a Cebu Pacific flight from Taipei, was barred by immigration officials from entering the country and was temporarily staying at the exclusion room of the NAIA Terminal 3.


According to a report from the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), the Korean national’s body was found at around7:30 p.m., Thursday, by a janitress inside a toilet cubicle at the exclusion room.

MIAA airport police department personnel said that when found, the body was seated on the floor, a bag strap wound around his neck with the other end tied to a door hook.


The Philippine National Police’s Scene of the Crime Office was called in to process the site.

MIAA general manager Ed Monreal and NAIA Terminal 3 manager Ric Medalla proceeded to the site to oversee the investigation.  SFM

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Center for Mental Health hotline at 0917-899-USAP (8727); (02) 7-989-USAP; or 1553 (landline to landline, toll-free).

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