Saturday, August 06, 2011

Sergeant set for Article 32 in 2009 killings at Camp Liberty

ByMegan McCloskey
Stars and Stripes
Published: August 5, 2011
WASHINGTON — The soldier accused of carrying out the deadliest case of fratricide in the Iraq War will be in court Monday for the military’s version of a grand jury.

In May 2009, Army Sgt. John Russell allegedly stole a gun, barged into a combat stress clinic in Baghdad and opened fire, killing five servicemembers and wounding two others. He is charged with five counts of premeditated murder, two counts of premeditated attempted murder and one count of assault.

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