Navy Medic accepts plea bargain in Hamdania incident
Posted by thebosun on October 6, 2006
According to Reuters, at 7:34 pm information was released that the Navy medic who served with six Marines accused of killing an Iraqi man in the town of Hamdania accepted a plea bargain. Apparently prosecutors agreed to take the death penalty off the table for his testimony.
(Reuters) – A U.S. Navy medic charged in the murder of an Iraqi man in the town of Hamdania will plead guilty to lesser charges in return for testifying about his own role and that of seven Marines in the killing, his lawyer said on Thursday.