In this September 26, 2013 file photo, US mercenary Joseph Hunter is led away by Thai police commandos after being arrested in Bangkok. Photo: AP

‘Rambo’ mercenary Joseph Hunter, US Army sniper who became hired killer for Asian drug lord, gets life sentence for Philippines murder

  • Joseph Hunter, a former special forces soldier, was sentenced in New York for the ‘truly horrific’ killing of real property agent Catherine Lee in 2012
  • Hunter recruited two other American ex-soldiers to travel from North Carolina to the Philippines for what was called ‘ninja work’ – the killing of Lee
Topic |   The Philippines

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In this September 26, 2013 file photo, US mercenary Joseph Hunter is led away by Thai police commandos after being arrested in Bangkok. Photo: AP
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