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US Marine Found Guilty of Killing Jennifer Laude

US Marine Found Guilty of Killing Jennifer Laude

United States Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton was found guilty of the killing of transgender woman Jennifer Laude in a Philippine court today following a lengthy trial. The US Marine, who was stationed in the Philippines for American military exercises was arrested following the death of 26 year old Jennifer Laude.  Pemberton was charged […]

US Marine Admits Choking Trans Woman Jennifer Laude to Death

US Marine Admits Choking Trans Woman Jennifer Laude to Death

United States Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton, who was stationed near Manila in the Philippines, admitted during his trial that he choked transgender woman Jennifer Laude to death after he found out that she was trans. Posting on Twitter, the lawyer for the victim, Harry Roque, said that ‘he restrained Jennifer through an arm lock until […]

Motion denied. US Marine Scott Pemberton’s trial for murder begins Monday

Motion denied. US Marine Scott Pemberton’s trial for murder begins Monday

October 11, 2014 Pemberton was recorded on CCTV leaving a bar with transgender woman Jennifer Laude. A few moments later the two were seen entering a room at the Celzone Lodge, a nearby motel. Friends who accompanied Pemberton out of the bar have testified that he told them to leave the two alone, but a […]

Philippine DOJ rules that murder charges against Scott Pemberton stand #JusticeForJennifer

Philippine DOJ rules that murder charges against Scott Pemberton stand #JusticeForJennifer

The decision by the department now paves the way for his trial to resume though it was unclear when. The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday rejected a plea of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton in connection with his indictment for murder for killing transgender woman Jennifer Laude in Olongapo City, Zambales in […]

Demanding Justice for Jennifer Laude, murdered Filipino transgender woman

Demanding Justice for Jennifer Laude, murdered Filipino transgender woman

Daily protests fire up anti US sentiments as the gruesome details about the murder of Jennifer Laude, Philippine transgender woman become public. Our community worldwide is all too aware of how prosecution on transgender murder cases can be bungled and forgotten. What we know: Pemberton was recorded by CCTV leaving a bar with Jennifer Laude. […]