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Trial of US Marine Charged with Transgender Murder to Start Monday

The trial of a U.S. Marine accused of murdering a Philippine transgender in October is starting Monday. The trial begins almost one year after the two countries signed a much-vaunted military agreement. Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton was charged with murder after Jennifer (formerly Jeffrey) Laude, who was last seen with him, was found dead on October 11 in a hotel bathroom in Olongapo City in Subic Bay.  Harry Roque, an attorney for the Laude family, said the court and...

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