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Marine Gets 15 Years for Killing Iraqi

Sergeant was instigator of kidnap, killing to intimidate insurgents

(Newser) - A jury of Iraq veterans sentenced a Marine sergeant to 15 years in prison and dishonorable discharge today for conspiracy to commit murder and unpremeditated murder, the Los Angeles Times reports. Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins offered no apology for leading a mission of Marines to kidnap and murder an Iraqi man... More »

Marine Not Guilty in Iraqi Murder

Nailed on kidnapping and conspiracy

(Newser) - One of a group of U.S. Marines charged with kidnapping and executing a suspected Iraqi terrorist was acquitted of premeditated murder at a court martial at Camp Pendleton, reports the San Diego Union Tribune. Cpl. Trent Thomas was found guilty of conspiracy  and kidnapping. The verdict means he'll avoid... More »

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