Negros Occidental Rep. Ignacio “Iggy” Arroyo Jr., younger brother of former First Gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo, has passed away, a lawyer of the Arroyos confirmed in a radio interview Thursday noon.

In an interview Thursday on dzBB, Atty. Romulo Macalintal said Iggy Arroyo died in the United Kingdom due to an ailment.

“It was confirmed to me by former First Gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo that Rep. Iggy Arroyo passed away in London,” he said.
Meanwhile, a report on Radyo Mo Nationwide (RMN) quoted Mike Arroyo as saying that Iggy Arroyo succumbed to cardiac arrest.
The RMN report said there was no clear detail on when Iggy Arroyo’s remains would be brought back to the Philippines, or when his funeral and burial will be.
Earlier reports indicated Iggy Arroyo went to London for treatment of his liver ailment— LBG/KBK, GMA News | Angono Dream News | Manda Icasiano