U.S. Marine Jailed for Killing Transgender Woman in Philippines

December 1, 2015 10:20 AM

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U.S. Marine Jailed for Killing Transgender Woman in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — A U.S. Marine was convicted Tuesday of killing a Filipino last year in a hotel after discovering she was a transgender woman.

Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton was found guilty of homicide by first strangling Jennifer Laude and then dunking her head into a toilet bowl.

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