Jason Ivler was found guilty of killing the son of a former Malacañang official six years ago.
According to a report by GMA News today, November 24, Judge Luisito Cortez of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court sentenced Jason to reclusion perpetua for the murder of Renato Ebarle Jr. in a road-rage killing incident on November 18, 2009.
The victim was the son of former Presidential Chief of Staff undersecretary Renato Ebarle Sr.
Jason, who was 28 years old that time, was arrested at the home of his mother Marlene Aguilar in Quezon City after an encounter with National Bureau of Investigation agents in January 2010.
The nephew of folk singer Freddie Aguilar will serve a prison term of up to 40 years.
Ivler was also ordered to pay a fine of P9 million.