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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 05:04 AM
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Lance cpl. found guilty of forcible sodomy
Lance cpl. found guilty of forcible sodomy
Staff report
Posted : Friday Dec 7, 2007 6:25:29 EST

A Camp Lejeune, N.C.-based lance corporal pleaded guilty Monday to forcible sodomy and was found guilty of assault with intent to commit rape by a military judge.

Lance Cpl. Richard D. Hall Jr., with Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, was sentenced to four years confinement, reduction in rank to private, a dishonorable discharge and forfeiture of all pay and allowances, a 2nd MLG spokesman said. The victim was female.

Hall had been charged with rape, forcible sodomy, adultery and making a false official statement. He pleaded not guilty to rape, adultery and making a false official statement.


Article at: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/12/marine_ass...
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peacebird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-09-07 07:42 AM
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1. How is he found guilty of "forcible sodomy" and only of "attempt to commit rape"?
Not found guilty of rape itself? Is "rape" defined so narrowly? And does it carry a different sentence than forcible sodomy?

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