Man found unresponsive at UOG identified

University of Guam (PNC file photo)

Guam – The man found unresponsive at the University of Guam has been identified as one of their own, Angel Crisostomo Petros a Multi-media Technician II at the RFK Library.

At 8 o’clock this morning, detectives from the Guam Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division were dispatched to the University of Guam in response to an injured person’s investigation. Campus security guards discovered a male employee unconscious and unresponsive at the parking lot between the RFK Library and the Computer Center and when emergency units arrived, the employee later identified as Angel Crisostomo Petros was transported to Naval Hospital where he was pronounced deceased by attending physicians.

According to a media release out of UOG, Petros has been an employee of the university since 1995, garnering employee of the year in 2006. UOG’s 11th President Dr. Thomas Krise expresses his condolences in the release, “This is a trying time for our university community. We are in shock and saddened.” President Krise adds, “Our thoughts and prayers are with Angel’s family and loved ones.”

GPD Spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao reports that an autopsy has been scheduled for this Tuesday, September 4th, to determine Petros’ cause and manner of death, as the death investigation remains open. Sgt. Tapao reminds the community, that should you have any information that may assist investigators in the case to contact GPD at 472-8911j or 475-8615/8617/8616. You may also anonymously contact Guam Crime Stoppers 24 hour hotline at 477-HELP or online at

In addition, UOG extends counseling and support services via their Isa Psychological Services Center, beginning on Tuesday, September 4th you can also contact the center at 735-2883.