Kevin Lagadon and Mark Lorenz Valdez, both UPLB students found dead in Makiling, Laguna

By: System Admin in News

Kevin Lagadon and Mark Lorenz Valdez, both University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB) students, were found dead along the hiking trail of Mt. Makiling in Laguna.

It took the authorities a couple of hours to bring the bodies out of the area.

Police said the two students were victims of drowning.

The report said it could be that one of the victims had trouble swimming at the 11-foot stream at Mt. Makiling and the other tried to help him, resulting in both of them drowning.

According earlier reports, Mark Lorenz Valdez and Kevin Lagadon's bodies were found in a state of decomposition, had been missing since Sunday.

Chief Inspector Conrado Masongsong, Laguna police chief, earlier said the bodies did not have external wounds and most likely they were not victims of hazing.

Lagadon was identified by his friends through the shorts he was wearing while Valdez was identified by his family through his shirt and towel.

The two went to Flatrocks, a boulder formation, near the Mt. Makiling trail Sunday morning based on the logbook of security personnel in the area.

The report said authorities will continue with their investigation on the incident to get additional information.

On the other hand, the UPLB community, through Vice Chancellor Oscar Zamora, has extended its condolences to the families of the victims as it continues providing assistance to them.

The bodies of the Valdez and Lagadon will be brought to Muntinlupa City and Caloocan City, respectively.

Source: GMA news

System Admin


System Admin Administrator came from a very humble beginning. Born in the middle of the jungle. Raised by a very loving mother. Grew with a very hard working father. Experienced poverty at the lowest level.

Posted by on 07 Dec 2012

Enter your email address:

Enter a valid email and receive notifications of our new posts! We won't spam you. Promise!

COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER: Should you, or your organization, possess the copyright to any images attached on our main entries and you are able to prove such claim, please contact the webmaster at your earliest convenience. Use of these materials (images,embedded videos, etc.) are not intended as a copyright infringement on any of the artist or any other entity's copyrighted material.


Thank you for the visit! - It's all about us. It's all about you!