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Razorback drummer livestreams plunge to death – producer

By: - Desk Editor
/ 01:02 PM January 16, 2019
Brian Velasco - Razorback drummer

Brian Velasco of Razorback. (Photo from his Facebook account)

MANILA, Philippines — “Here I go.”

Razorback drummer Brian Velasco was live on Facebook as he leaped to his death Wednesday morning.

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In his livestream, Velasco was uttering a largely inaudible message.

Before he jumped off a building, he said:  “Pakialagaan niyo na lang si Pochito. Here we go. Here I go.”

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The video has since been taken down.

Music promoter Dudee Alfonso told the Inquirer that Velasco even took time to say goodbye to his friends in a group chat page.

According to the Manila Police District (MPD) Homicide Section, Velasco’s body was found lifeless on the safety canopy of the ground floor driveway of a condominium in Malate, Manila at 9:45 a.m.

Investigators said he allegedly fell from the 34th-floor roof deck of the building.

His body was brought to the Paz Funeral Homes in Parañaque City.

The Inquirer was still looking for details about the incident.

Persons feeling they need assistance may call Hopeline hotlines 804-HOPE (4673); 0917-558-HOPE (4673); or 2919 (toll-free number for Globe and TM subscribers). —With a report from INQUIRER.net /cbb

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