U.S. Marine Charged With Murder Of Woman In Philippines
A U.S. Marine is being held on murder charges by the Navy in a case that's putting strain on the relationship between the two countries.By Ben Lawson | December 15, 2014
A U.S. Marine has been charged with the October murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines, in a case that's been putting stress on the recent ties forged between the two countries.
Prosecutors says Private Joseph Scott Pemberton attacked Jennifer Laude after the pair checked into a hotel room together and Pemberton discovered she was transgender.
Laude was later found dead from apparent strangulation in that hotel room.