45-year-old Gergardo Argota Jr. died while being formally arraigned at the Manila Prosecutor’s Office on Sunday.
Argota, a jeepney washer living at Santa Ana, Manila, was being presented to the duty fiscal at 2.30pm when het suddenly started shaking uncontrollably.
Argota was rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival at 3pm. The cause of death was said to be from epilepsy.
The suspect was arrested by barangay tanod for raping a six-year-old girl in Santa Ana on October 24.
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