US Marine Kills Transgender Woman After Oral Sex With Her

US Marine Kills Transgender Woman After Oral Sex With Her

US Marine Kills Transgender Woman After Oral Sex With Her

The victim, Jennifer Laude

A US marine has been sentenced to 12 years behind bars for killing a transgender woman in Manila, the Philippines.

Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton choked Jeffry “Jennifer” Laude to death after she gave him an oral sex in a hotel room.

Pemberton killed the transgender woman in a hotel room.

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Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton choked Jeffry “Jennifer” Laude to death after she gave him an oral sex in a hotel room.

US Marine Kills Transgender Woman After Oral Sex With Her

US Marine, Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton

 

The man was on a break after participating in joint military exercises in the country last year, when the incident occurred. According to Pemberton’s defense, he met Laude, who was dressed as a schoolgirl, in a bar and immediately agreed to have sex when she offered.

Pemberton will serve between six and 12 years for homicide

Laude’s lifeless body was later found with her head inside the toilet. In court Pemberton admitted to choking, but not killing Laude, insisiting she was alive when he left her. Moreover, he claimed that he had acted in self-defense after discovering the real gender of his lover.

Pemberton will serve between six and 12 years for homicide in American prison. He will also has to pay more than 4,5 million pesos (around $130,000 or N25,872,600) to the family of Jennifer Laude.

US Marine Kills Transgender Woman After Oral Sex With Her

Protesters

The killing had sparked anger and numerous protest in the Philippines, asking for prosecution in the country where the murder occurred and demanding the most severe possible punishment for the offender.

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