Joseph scott pemberton, who was 19 at the time, choked her and pushed her head into a toilet bowl until she drowned. philippines deports us marine who killed transgender woman. Joseph scott pemberton was found guilty of killing jennifer laude outside a former us navy base northwest of manila. Marine convicted of killing a filipino transgender woman was deported sunday after a presidential pardon cut short his detention in a case that renewed outrage over a pact governing. 11, 2014, in a motel room in olongapo, a port city about 100 miles north and west of manila in the philippines, at the hands of an american she had met earlier that evening at a nightclub, a. the philippines on sunday deported a united states marine convicted of killing a transgender woman in the southeast asian country in 2014, after he was granted an absolute pardon by president rodrigo duterte. transpinay mela franco habijan dedicated her success to fellow transgenders, the lgbtq community, and the filipino people. The philippines bet, mela franco habijan, has won the inaugural edition of miss trans global 2020 held online amid the coronavirus disease.