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babsbunny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 06:51 PM
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Blackwater Security Guards Charged With Manslaughter
Blackwater Security Guards Charged With Manslaughter

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Monday 08 December 2008


by: Del Quentin Wilber, The Washington Post


Five Blackwater Worldwide security guards charged in the shooting deaths of 14 Iraqi civilians last year turned themselves in to federal authorities in Salt Lake City this morning, according to their attorneys, and the Justice Department unsealed a 35-count indictment against them.

The five guards were indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Washington in connection with the shooting, which occurred Sept. 16, 2007, in Baghdad's bustling Nisoor Square. The indictment said all five were charged with voluntary manslaughter; attempt to commit manslaughter; and using and discharging a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.
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muntrv Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 07:14 PM
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1. In today's Detroit Free Press, the article said that they surrendered in Utah
thinking that they could get a far more sympathetic jury, with Utah being conservative.

http://www.freep.com/article/20081208/NEWS07/81208047/1...
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