Melo Acuna death cause is coronavirus illness. What is the status of how wife and family?
The Philippines journalism community is mourning the death of Melo Acuna. Acuna was associated with Kapisanan Ng Mga Brodkaster Ng Pilipinas (KBP) and Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP).
Sadly, he took his last breath on August 2, 2021, at 2:30 a.m.
Melo Acuna Death Cause – How Did He Die?
Melo Acuna cause of death is reported as COVID-19 complications.
Acuna was a veteran Filipino journalist. We are devasted to share Melo Acuna’s obituary today. He sadly passed away on the early Friday morning of August 27, 2021.
Just a few days ago, Melo had announced that he had contracted the COVID-19 virus. On August 24, he wrote, “It’s sad wife and I got to be part of 12,067 new cases.”.
After a day, Acuna put another facebook stating his Oxygen level had dropped significantly. The doctors were planning to put him in ICU if his O2 level did not reach 99.
The next day, the journalist was reported in critical condition. Unfortunately, he suffered an untimely demise four days after being admitted to the hospital.
Update on Melo Acuna Wife and Family
Melo Acuna is now survived by his wife Jhona Acuna.
Jhona is also battling with COVID-19 right now. She was diagnosed with the virus the same day as her husband.
Nevertheless, the widowed spouse supported her partner until his last days. She was even constantly updating about Melo’s health via his Facebook account.
After his passing away, Johna put a status on Melo’s Fb. She wrote, “My husband Melo Acuna joined his creator today at 2:30 a.m. Please pray for the eternal repose of his soul. Please also pray for me that I will have complete healing”.
Melo Acuna’s family is requesting privacy in this hard time.
They must be saddened by the sudden loss. Likewise, details on the funeral are not revealed yet.
Who was Melo Acuna?
Melo Acuna was a reporter who rose to fame as an employee at DWGW-IBC in Legazpi City.
He used to host the Manila Bulletin from the 1980s to the early 1990s. He joined the DZRV-Radio Veritas in 1994 and was promoted as the station manager a decade later.
Auca also served in the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines. Between 2010 to 2018, he worked for China Radio International.
His demise has left the entire Phillippines in pain. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Health (DOH) have also paid tribute to the late journalist.
We send our heartfelt condolences to Melo Acua’s friends and family. May his soul rest in peace. Thank You.