Pemberton flies home

Pemberton flies home

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The Manila Times

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Pemberton flies home

Convicted US Marine soldier Joseph Scott Pemberton left the country on Sunday after being granted absolute pardon by President Rodrigo Duterte.

Pemberton flew home at around 9 a.m. on board a military aircraft.

The US embassy noted that the Department of Justice authorized his release on Sept. 1. He was granted pardon on Sept. 7.

Pemberton, a member of the United States Marine, was convicted of killing transgender woman Jennifer Laude in 2014 in Olongapo City.

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