Ex-DOJ exec, Daniel Smith lawyer expected homicide conviction of Pemberton

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A former Department of Justice official, who served as lawyer of Lance Corporal Daniel Smith, said the homicide conviction of Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton did not come to him as a surprise. Former Justice Undersecretary Jose Justiniano admitted that...

DOJ: Murder case calls for PHL custody over Pemberton

MANILA, Dec 17 (Mabuhay) – The Visiting Forces Agreement between provided for the Philippines asking for sole custody of a US serviceman in conflict with the country’s laws in “extraordinary” situations, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said on Wednesday. De Lima said Filipino...

Pemberton detained at Camp Aguinaldo

MANILA (Mabuhay) — US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, the suspect in the killing of transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, was transferred on Wednesday to a facility inside the Armed Forces of the Philippines headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo after the...

Jeffrey Laude’s mom willing to forgive slay suspect

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The mother of slain transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude said she is willing to forgive the US serviceman accused of killing her child, but vowed to continue her family’s fight for justice. Julita Laude said she may forgive US Marine Private First Class...
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