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Ex-SEAL Who Says He Killed bin Laden Busted for DUI

Police allegedly found Robert O'Neill asleep behind the wheel of a running car

(Newser) - The former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden was arrested Friday on a drunken driving charge after police found him asleep in a car parked at a convenience store in his Montana hometown, the AP reports. Customers at the store in Butte called... More »

Navy Investigating Alleged bin Laden Killer Over Leaks

Robert O'Neill 'may have revealed classified information': NCIS

(Newser) - Exactly which Navy SEAL killed Osama bin Laden still isn't clear , but one who claims to have done it is now facing a criminal probe over leaks about the raid, the Daily Beast reports. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has received allegations that Robert O'Neill "may have... More »

Navy SEAL: Bin Laden 'Died Afraid'

Robert O'Neill says he doesn't care if people don't believe his story

(Newser) - The former Navy SEAL who may or may not have fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden tells CNN that the al-Qaeda leader "died afraid." Robert O'Neill, who was part of the Navy SEAL Team 6 that stormed bin Laden's compound, says he relayed that... More »

SEALs Squabble Over Who Killed bin Laden

Some say unidentified point man fired fatal shot, not Robert O'Neill

(Newser) - Robert O'Neill says his bullet killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad in 2011, but others aren't so sure. It's a little confusing, but as Reuters and the New York Times report, there were apparently three SEALs involved: a point man and two other shooters. In a 2013... More »

Navy SEAL Says He Killed bin Laden

Robert O'Neill says talking to relatives of 9/11 victims made him come forward

(Newser) - A Navy SEAL tells the Washington Post that he is the person who fatally shot Osama bin Laden in the head. Robert O'Neill, 38, planned on identifying himself publicly next week in interviews with the Post and Fox News, but he's doing so now after a website named... More »

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