Saturday, August 2, 2008

Soldiers Charged With Murder In Iraq

From Two U.S. soldiers charged with murder in Iraq:

The coalition command in Iraq has charged two U.S. soldiers with the murder of an Iraqi detainee.

Staff Sgt. Hal M. Warner and 1st Lt. Michael C. Behenna were charged with premeditated murder, assault, making a false official statement and obstruction of justice, according to a statement Saturday from the Multi-National Division.

The charges stemmed from a criminal investigation into the death of Ali Mansur Mohamed, a detainee initially believed to have been released by coalition forces in May, the statement said, without elaborating on the case.
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