COTABATO CITY: Peace advocate Fr. Eliseo Mercado Jr. of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate died Sunday afternoon at the Cotabato Regional Medical Center (CRMC), a government Covid-19 treatment facility here.

Mercado, popularly known as Father Jun in Cotabato City, was confined at the CRMC on May 8 after testing positive for Covid-19. He died of cardiac arrest at 3:25 p.m. on Sunday.

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