Actor Mico Palanca has passed away, according to PEP.ph. Mico, who starred on TV shows such as Tabing Ilog and It Might Be You, was 41 years old. As of press time, the cause of his death has not been verified.
His sister, Erika Hocson, posted a statement from the family on IG Story. “We are extremely saddened and heartbroken by the sudden passing of our beloved brother, Miko Palanca. The whole family is grateful for the incredible outpour of love and support that has been coming in today.”
“As of now, we would like to respectfully request for privacy as we go through this very difficult time. Again, we appreciate all the love and support—thank you so much.”
She also posted photos with Mico. “I love you. Didn’t say it enough. But I did. I do. So much. I’m so glad I got to tell you how much I looked up to you growing up. Thank you, Kuya.”
Their brother, Martin Hocson, posted the statement and a photo of Mico, too. “Already missing you, Kuya. Wish you didn’t go so soon. Rest easy now. I love you.”
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