Cagayan de Oro police chief dies after training accident

Bobby Lagsa
Cagayan de Oro police chief dies after training accident
A police spokesperson confirms the death of Police Colonel Nelson Aganon. He was 46 years old.

LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines – Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) chief Colonel Nelson Aganon, who figured in a training accident in May, died Tuesday, June 4, at around 3:30 pm. He was 46 years old.

Acting COCPO spokesperson Police Lieutenant Colonel Ryan Mark Secuya confirmed the death of Aganon, who encountered an accident during a mandatory motorcycle riding course on May 22.

Aganon was attempting a 4-foot gap jump when the accident happened at Camp Edilberto Evangelista, headquarters of the 4th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army. The police officer suffered a head injury and had to undergo an emergency surgery hours after the accident. 

Aganon served as the city police director of Cagayan de Oro for nearly two years. His remains will be brought home to Nueva Ecija in two days. –

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