Sandiganbayan presiding justice dies

Posted at 04/04/10 3:37 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A presiding justice of the Sandiganbayan passed away Sunday morning.

Sandiganbayan spokesman lawyer Renato Bocar and Supreme Court spokesman Midas Marquez confirmed to ABS-CBN News that Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Norberto Geraldez died at 4 a.m.

Marquez said Geraldez's wake  will be held at the Heritage Park.

Geraldez recently replaced Justice Edilberto Sandoval.  Due to his death, Sandoval will again be the presiding justice of the Sandiganbayan.