Marine Murder Suspect Transfered To Philippine Authorities
A Marine from New Bedford accused of murdering a transgendered Filipino is being transferred to a Philippine military base.
Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton was being held at an American military base.
As part of the United States' treaty with the Philippines, Pemberton will be guarded by American and Filipino soldiers.
The Philippines expects to get full custody of Pemberton once charges are filed and the trial begins.