US Marine Found Guilty Of Killing Transgender Filipino Woman

U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton has been convicted of homicide by a Philippine court for the murder of a transgender woman.
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US Marine Found Guilty Of Killing Transgender Filipino Woman

U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton has been convicted of homicide by a Philippine court. 

The lance corporal was found guilty of choking Jennifer Laude until she lost consciousness before forcing her head into a toilet bowl. (Video via GMA Networks)

Pemberton met Laude at a nightclub. They then checked into a hotel, where he discovered Laude was transgender. 

The killing occurred in October of last year. Pemberton has been sentenced to 6 to 12 years in prison.  

This video includes images from the Philippine National Police.

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