Fury at ‘killer’s’ ‘Crime Pays’ top

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A MUR­DER sus­pect has pro­voked out­rage after turn­ing up to court in a ‘Crime Pays’ T-shirt.

Jeremiah Jack­son, 22, is charged with the slay­ing and rob­bery of Laura Araujo, 23, be­fore stash­ing her body in a duffel bag left in a dis­used car park.

But he ar­rived to a pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing in wear­ing a slo­gan shirt that had the judge fum­ing.

Mu­nic­i­pal Judge Teresa Carr Deni said: “That’s an in­ter­est­ing choice of shirt you wore to court.”

Jack­son’s claimed he was given it to wear in his Philadel­phia jail.

He claims a fe­male friend killed Miss Araujo, he only helped with theft and the dis­posal of the body.

Araujo’s fa­ther, Lorenzo Araujo raged: “The lawyer should make an ef­fort to present his client in a more de­cent way.”

Jack­son was told he will stand trial for mur­der, rob­bery and the abuse of a corpse.

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