- Mico Palanca's death at the age of 41 made headlines yesterday, December 9
- The news of his death was confirmed by his family today as they have also released an official statement about the sad news
- His last TV projects were "Bagani" and "Nang Ngumiti Ang Langit", both from ABS-CBN
- He also dated actress Bea Alonzo when she was just a teenager
The untimely passing of actor Mico Palanca has shocked the online community yesterday, December 9.
KAMI learned that his family just confirmed the sad news and they also released an official statement regarding his death at the age of 41.
There are also unconfirmed reports that the younger brother of actor Bernard Palanca allegedly jumped from the rooftop of a mall in San Juan City.
Some sources also claim that his alleged suicide was because of his depression.
Mico's sister, Erika Hocson, posted on her Instagram story the family's official statement.
“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.
Their family is also requesting the public for privacy and allow them to mourn the passing of Mico.
“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. — Pita, Lisa, Bernard, Erika, Martin and Santi.”
Mico Palanca is the younger brother of actor Bernard Palanca. He was also the first boyfriend of Kapamilya actress Bea Alonzo.
He was last seen in ABS-CBN shows like Bagani in 2018 and Nang Ngumiti Ang Langit this year.
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