The news of San Miguel, Bulacan police chief Lt. Col. Marlon Serna’s untimely death on 25th March, 2023, has sent shockwaves throughout the country. Col. Serna was a dedicated law enforcement officer and a devoted family man who was deeply committed to his duty of protecting the people he served. His sudden demise has left a void that will not be easily filled. In this article, we will take a look at who Col. Serna was, the cause of his death, his obituary, and the tributes that have been pouring in since his passing. Keep reading more.
Who was Marlon Serna?
Col. Marlon Serna was a native of Camiling, Tarlac, and a graduate of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Class of 1997. He served with distinction in various capacities throughout his career, earning a reputation as a tough but fair law enforcement officer who was not afraid to take on the toughest cases. Col. Serna was known for his dedication to his work, his unwavering commitment to justice, and his love for his family.
How did Marlon Serna die? What was the cause of his death?
On Saturday night, Col. Serna was responding to an alleged robbery case in Barangay San Juan, San Miguel, Bulacan, when he was shot by two motorcycle-riding gunmen during a pursuit operation in Barangay Bohol na Mangga, San Ildefonso, Bulacan. The cause of his death remains under investigation, but it is believed that Col. Serna was targeted because of his work as a police officer.
Col. Marlon Serna Obituary
Col. Serna’s passing has left a deep void in the hearts of his family, friends, colleagues, and the community he served. He was a shining example of what it means to be a hero, always putting the needs of others before his own. His dedication to his work was an inspiration to all who knew him, and his passing is a great loss to the Philippine National Police and the nation as a whole.
“Bulacan Police Provincial Office
The Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary ATTY. BENJAMIN “BENHUR” DE CASTRO ABALOS, JR., is offering a reward of Php 500, 000.00, Police Regional Office 3 Director, PBGEN JOSE S HIDALGO JR., is offering a reward of Php 300,000.00, Php 200,000.00 from Bulacan Governor Daniel R Fernando and Php 200,000.00 from Chief PNP for a total of Php 1,200,000.00 for anyone who can provide information that could lead to their arrest.”
Tributes Pour To Col. Marlon Serna death
n the days following Col. Serna’s death, tributes have been pouring in from all over the country. Thousands of people have taken to social media to express their condolences, share memories of Col. Serna, and pay tribute to his life and legacy. His colleagues in the Philippine National Police have also expressed their deep sadness and honored his memory with a gun salute and a posthumous promotion to full colonel.
Salute to you Bok..so untimely nakasama din Kita sa PRO2. May you rest in peace🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
The passing of Col. Marlon Serna is a true loss to the Philippine National Police and the nation as a whole. He was a dedicated law enforcement officer who lived his life with honor, integrity, and bravery. The tributes pouring in from across the country are a testament to the impact he had on the lives of those around him. We will always remember Col. Marlon Serna and the sacrifices he made in service to the Filipino people. May he rest in peace.