NegOcc mayor passes away due to liver cancer


Mayor Luis “Jackie” Jalandoni III of La Carlota, Negros Occidental has died after a battle with liver cancer.

Jalandoni passed away Tuesday at the St. Lukes Medical Center in Makati City, said Vice Governor Jeffrey Ferrer.

The late mayor, he added, had been undergoing medical treatment for two years. (

Jalandoni was on his second term as the city’s chief executive upon his death.

He will be replaced by Vice Mayor Rex Jalandoon.