ABS-CBN Official Statement on AJ Perez Death
Here’s the official statement of ABS-CBN sent to Funfare Update by Bong Osorio, Corporate Communications head of the network on AJ Perez's death.
Kapamilya talent AJ Perez passed away early Sunday morning after being rushed to a hospital in Tarlac. Together with his father, two road managers, a driver and an event marshal, they met a vehicular accident on their way back to Manila after a provincial show. ABS-CBN sympathizes with AJ’s family on his untimely demise, and urges everyone to pray for the eternal repose of AJ’s soul and for the family and loved ones he left behind. ABS-CBN continues to help AJ’s family during this difficult and discomforting time and to attend to the needs of the others that got hurt in the unfortunate accident.
AJ’s remains lie at a chapel at La Salle Greenhills where the wake for Rico Yan was also held in 2002. AJ was nine years old at that time and in grade school.
The Perez family will soon announce the burial plans.