Artist Bree Jonson found dead in hotel room

Bree Jonson and one of last artworks (Photos from @breejonson on Instagram)

FILIPINO painter Bree Jonson passed away after she was found unconscious in a hotel room in La Union.

The artist was said to be with Julian Ongpin, art patron and a son of a billionaire and property developer, former trade minister Roberto Ongpin when the incident happened on Sept. 20, 2021.

Police reports say that Bree was pronounced dead on arrival when she was brought to the hospital.

During her stay in La Union, she was with art patron Julian Ongpin.

He was taken into police custody due to illegal possession of drugs. The cause of the artist’s death is yet to be confirmed.

Police said cocaine was seized from the hotel room.

Bree was 30 years old.

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