Pemberton brought to court but arraignment postponed

December 19, 2014 4:08 PM

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On Monday, city prosecutors charged US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton, 19, with the Oct. 12 murder of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude. The 26-year-old Mr. Laude was found killed at the Celzone Lodge in Olongapo where he reportedly checked in with Mr. Pemberton.

The case is another chapter in this long-standing irritant in US-Philippine relations over crimes allegedly involving US servicemen.

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