Statement of Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr. on Pemberton Verdict

I welcome the verdict of the Olongapo Regional Trial Court that finds US Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton guilty of homicide for killing Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude.

This is a triumph of justice and let it be known to all that our judicial institutions are strong and vibrant and our system here in the Philippines works fair and impartial.

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