Philip Medel



Age: 62


Summary: last remaining prime suspect in the 2001 brutal murder of veteran Filipino actress Nida Blanca who later confessed to the gruesome slaying when Blanca was found stabbed to death in her car outside a Manila parking lot before he recanted and claimed he was tortured by the police to own up to the crime, in which another accused prime suspect identified as Nida's second husband Roger Strunk escaped extradition from the Phillipines and died in 2007 due to suicide, but the unsolved criminal case is still pending trial.



Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia and sepsis


Born: circa 1948


Died: April 7, 2010


Location: Manila, Phillipines