Dec 15, 2014 6:55 AM by Cheryl Wengren
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A prosecutor in the Philippines says a detained U.S. Marine has been charged with killing a Filipino woman described as transgender.
The prosecutor says there's "probable cause" that Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton killed Jennifer Laude in a motel room where her body was found in October in a city northwest of Manila.
Laude, whose former name was Jeffrey, had apparently been drowned in a toilet bowl.
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