Jennylyn Mercado's mom Lydia dies

MANILA, Philippines – Lydia Mercado, the adoptive mother of actress Jennylyn Mercado died on Saturday, October 29. She was 74 years old.

According to a report from GMA News, Lydia died Saturday morning. The news was also confirmed by Jennylyn's manager Becky Aguila to Pep.

"She died of sepsis secondary to pneumonia at 7:52 a.m. today at Saint Luke’s ICU,” Becky told Pep. 

Becky said that Jennylyn and the family are requesting for privacy as they mourn her mother's death.

Lydia is Jennylyn's aunt, who adopted her when she was kid. Her husband Roger died in 2008. – Rappler.com