Statement From Philippine Consulate on Murder of Emie Regata Romero

February 7, 2012

The Philippine Consulate on Saipan has released a statement regarding the brutal murder of Emie Regata Romero:
The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General in Saipan and their families extend their deepest condolences and sincerest sympathies to the family of the late OFW Emelita Regata Romero. 
Her tragic death at the hands of still unknown individuals is a cause for concern and reflection in the hearts and minds of peace loving Filipinos, local residents and people of any race or creed. 
The Consulate General trusts that the authorities of the United States and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands shall get to the bottom of the incident and bring the perpetrators of this brazen and inhuman act to justice. 
The Consulate General joins all the relatives and friends of Emy, the Filipino community and everyone in the Northern Marianas, in offering prayers for the eternal repose of her soul and in pleading to the Lord Almighty that her family and loved ones be blessed with strength in this difficult and painful period. 
The Consulate General prays for the grace of the Almighty so that grief shall be eased and comfort and peace shall be with everyone in the Northern Marianas soon.