US soldier sentenced for murder of Iraqi National Guard member

7:47 PM Saturday 09/25. A court martial Saturday in Tikrit [JPEG] convicted US Army Specialist Federico Merida for murdering a member of the Iraqi National Guard. Merida pleaded guilty to the killing, committed last May in Adwar, during the trial. In addition to the 25 year.... [more | Paper Chase RSS]

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