Sunday, September 19, 2010

Family wants GI’s suicide re-examined

By Jerry Mitchell - The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger
Posted : Sunday Sep 19, 2010 14:22:59 EDT

JACKSON, Miss. — Jared Hillman had been back from Iraq only a few weeks when his family found him dead in the woods, a .40-caliber pistol still in his hands.

Authorities chalked up the death on Aug. 9, 2009, of this 23-year-old Army specialist in Hickory as one of 309 military suicides last year.

But the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is now investigating whether foul play was involved.

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