College stude dies, 6 hospitalized after homemade cookies snack

January 31, 2019

IMUS City, Cavite -- A male college student died and six of his classmates were rushed to the hospital after eating the chocolate cookies made by their female classmate on Thursday.

Police said 18-year-old Daniela Grace Bolo personally prepared the chocolate cookies and gave them to her classmates.

Minutes after they ate the cookies, victims Mark Joseph Tan, 18; Justin James Cañete, 18; Mercy Grace Benialon, 18; Eden Joyce Beckham, 19; and Rovic Elli, 17, including Bolo had difficulty breathing and complained of itchiness.

They were rushed to the Medical Center of Imus City, Cavite but Tan died later.

The other victims are now in stable condition while Tan underwent an autopsy to determine the cause of his death.