Miko Sotto, 21 Yrs Old
Actor Miko Sotto died after he fell from the ninth floor of a condominium building in Mandaluyong City before dawn Monday.
Sotto, 21, was declared dead on arrival at the Mandaluyong Medical Center.
According to initial investigation, Sotto was with his cousin Oyo Boy Sotto, two other friends, and a helper at the San Francisco Garden Plaza Condominium on Bonifacio Avenue, Mandaluyong.
According to reports, a security guard saw Sotto seated at the railings of the balcony.
Sotto was about to part with his friends and tried to get down from the railings when his foot allegedly got caught in a plant box, causing him to lose his balance and fall from his perch.
Sotto was immediately rushed to the nearby Mandaluyong Medical Center where he was declared dead on arrival.
“The patient died from multiple skull fracture,” said George Cheng, the physician on duty at the hospital.
From the Mandaluyong hospital, Sotto was brought to the Makati Medical Center (MMC) but doctors there were also unable to revive him.
Miko, scion of the Sotto family in showbiz, is the son of actress Ali Sotto and Maru Sotto, brother of Sen. Vicente Sotto III and comedian Vic Sotto.
A talent of the GMA Artist Center, Miko become a TV fixture in recent years, with stints on GMA-7′s youth oriented programs “Click” and “Kahit Kailan.” -Miko Santos