Joseph Scott Pemberton found guilty of homicide

December 1, 2015 8:15 AM

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — United States Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton was convicted of homicide, with two mitigating circumstances, in the killing of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude last October 11, 2014.

In its decision promulgated on Tuesday (December 1), the Olongapo Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 74 sentenced Pemberton to an imprisonment of 6 to 12 years.

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