- Painter Bree Jonson's autopsy was finally released to the public and it showed that the cause of her death was asphyxia
- This was released by the Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) chief on Wednesday, Sept. 22
- She also tested positive for cocaine use, according to PRO1 director Police Brigadier General Emmanuel Peralta
- Her body was discovered at a beach resort in La Union, and charges were already filed against Julian Ongpin, the son of billionaire
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The autopsy of painter Bree Jonson has finally been released by the police, a GMA News report revealed.
According to the said report, the cause of death of the painter was asphyxia.
PRO1 director Police Brigadier General Emmanuel Peralta said that when the urine extracted from the body of Jonson was tested, it was positive for cocaine use.
“Ang initial findings sa autopsy ay ‘yung cause of death ni Breana ay asphyxia. Kasama na rin dito yung urine test na nakuha sa bladder niya. Si Breana ay tested positive for cocaine use," he revealed in an ANC interview.
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It can be recalled that the family of Bree was already feeling a sense of desperation as the autopsy was delayed, ABS-CBN News reported.
The body of Bree Jonson was found in a beach resort in La Union. The San Juan, La Union police force responded to a call for an alleged suicide at the said resort.
Julian Ongpin, who was also positive for cocaine use, was initially arrested; however, was later released, because according to the prosecutor, "the case is not proper for inquest proceedings."
Bree Jonson is an artist, a painter. She turned 30 last July. She is known in showbiz circles and have close friends who are known celebs.
Bree Jonson was found dead in a resort in La Union. At the time, it was uncertain what caused her death albeit the police filed charges against her companion, Julian Ongpin, the son of billionaire Roberto "Bobby" Ongpin and who tested positive for cocaine use. According to the report, there was 12.6 grams of illegal drugs that was recovered from the room where Bree's body was discovered.
The NBI has filed raps against 11 people over the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera. Some of the cases filed include administering illegal drugs, perjury, reckless imprudence resulting in homicide, and falsification of an official document by a public officer. Most of the respondents were friends of Dacera who were partying with her on January 1, the day she passed away. The medico-legal officer who ordered the embalming of Dacera’s remains was also included as a respondent in the case.