Former singer actress Didith Reyes (Helen Sta. Maria in real life) was found dead early Wednesday morning at the residence of a friend in Domingo village in Biñan, Laguna.

Former singer/actress Didith Reyes (1949-2008)

The body of Reyes was found around 5AM at the house of Derly Antolin. According to Antolin, Reyes went to her residence three days earlier with bruises on her body. Antolin said Reyes was apparently sideswiped by a vehicle. Police found no evidence of foul play as the autopsy result revealed that she died of acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis and heart attack. She was 60 years old.

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Didith became popular singer in the 70s. She popularized OPM songs, such as “Araw-araw, gabi-gabi,” “Bakit Ako Mahihiya?,” and “Nananabik.”