Sep 072014

Former Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez passed away Sunday night after being confined at the National Kidney Transplant Institute since last weekend.

Gonzalez died at about 10:45 p.m. due to multiple organ failure, radio dzBB reported early Monday. He had been confined at the NKTI since Friday.

He leaves behind Dra. Pacita Gonzalez, three sons and two daughters.

The dzBB report said Gonzalez served as Iloilo congressman from 1995 to 2004 and served in the prosecution team during former President Joseph Estrada’s impeachment trial.

Under the Arroyo administration, he served as an outspoken secretary of the Justice Department. Joel Locsin/KG, GMA News

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