Fury at ‘killer’s’ ‘Crime Pays’ top
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.