- The parents of the OFW couple who got involved in a tragic accident in Maldives finally released a statement
- According to reports, their remains have already been flown to Sri Lanka
- Netizens expressed their sympathy over their loss
Erika Joyce Lagradilla and Leomer Lagradilla, got married on December 18, 2018 and went to Maldives last January 9, to spend their honeymoon.
However, parents and relatives of the OFW couple, were in shock to receive the tragic news that happened to the newlyweds.
KAMI learned that Leo Lagradilla, the father of Leomer, said in a statement that he's having a hard time accepting their fate, but he is trying his best.
"Anong nangyari, wala na? Anong nangyari sa anak ko at kay Erika? Mahirap tanggapin pero wala na kami magagawa. Tinatanong ko sila bakit, bakit kailangan mangyari? Sabi nila may plano si Lord para sa kanilang dalawa," he said during his interview with ABS-CBN.
Frederick Callado, Erika's father, remembers both of them as, "Hindi ako pinababayaan niyan. Lagi akong alagang-alaga niya... Wala akong masabi, pati kay Leomer, napakabait na bata."
Many netizens wrote comments expressing their sorrow and sympathy for the parents and their loved ones.
"This is only example na anytime pwd tayo kunin ng panginoon ...kaya dapat maghanda ,i mean humingi ng pasasalamat sa pagdilat ng ating mga mata tuwing umaga ..."
"Gusto kuna iignore ang balitang ito. . Pero everytime na makita ko sa wall ko napapaiyak nalang ako at hindi ko mapigilang basahin ulet ang news. Nasasabi ko na lang "sayang naman, ang sakit naman magstart palang ang journey nila.."
"This is so painful kaya minsan iniignore ko tong post na to about sa tragic na nangyari sa mag asawa."
"1st choice nila was Japan kaso di na approve visa ng babae kaya nag maldives sila...hayyss nakakasad talaga"
As reported earlier by KAMI, some witnesses during the tragic accident claim that Erika tried to save her husband before drowning in Maldives.
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