U.S. Marine Pardoned for Killing Transgender Woman Is Deported From Philippines

MANILA — A U.S. Marine who received a pardon from President Rodrigo Duterte for the gruesome killing of a transgender woman was deported from the Philippines on Sunday.

Immigration agents escorted Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton to a waiting U.S. military cargo plane from the Philippine military’s headquarters in Manila on Sunday, just days after Mr. Duterte ordered the soldier released, saying he had been treated unfairly.

The Philippine immigration commissioner, Jaime Morente, said on…

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