Veteran journalist and anchor of ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) Angelo Castro Jr. has succumbed to lung cancer on Maundy Thursday.
Castro was the anchor of ANC's The World Tonight. He was 67. He died at the St. Luke's Medical Center, where his family stayed beside him until his death.
June Keithley Castro, his wife, also was diagnosed with cancer of the breast in 2009.
Castro is the uncle of the late Rico Yan, who passed away 10 years ago, also during the Holy Week.