400 | "I Killed a He/She": US Marine Kills Trans Woman (Joseph Pemberton & Jennifer Laude)

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400 | "I Killed a He/She": US Marine Kills Trans Woman (Joseph Pemberton & Jennifer Laude)

On October 11, 2014, Jennifer Laude (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈlaʊdɛ]), a Filipina trans woman, was drowned to death by Joseph Scott Pemberton, a Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps in Olongapo, Philippines. Pemberton admitted assaulting Laude and deployed a trans panic defense in his 2015 trial.