Police say Fil-Am model took own life in Pasig condo

By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Staff

March 21, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – What could have pushed 28-year old Helena Belmonte to jump to her death from the 28th floor unit in a Pasig condominium on Thursday?

Philippine police are still trying to look into the circumstances surrounding the case.

But authorities have already ruled out foul play in her death.

Initial investigation shows that Belmonte indeed committed suicide.

Belmonte died of head and body injuries she suffered after landing on a the exhaust vent of an air-conditioning unit located at the 7th floor.

Investigators say Belmonte, her boyfriend, and a few friends were having drinks in her condo unit before she fell to her death.

Some Philippine celebrities have joined netizens in mourning the death of Belmonte.

On Instagram, Fil-Am actress Antoinette Taus wrote a message to Belmonte, saying: “Your light will forever shine bright in our hearts. LA memories we will never ever forget. Rest in peace beautiful one.”

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  • Kikay Pang0
    21 March 2014 at 7:32 pm - Reply

    Cover up .. Phil. police are inefficient and no skills on collecting valuable evidence ..

  • ID
    23 March 2014 at 8:31 am - Reply

    Maybe to much drinks, could have been why she jump out of the condo unit ? What a waste, sometimes I think how people can do that ? Just take their life at a young age ?