Two American soldiers charged for murder in Iraq

November 21st, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Nov.21 (ANI): Two U.S. soldiers have been charged by the military with conspiracy to commit premeditated murder relating to the shooting deaths of four Iraqi prisoners in Baghdad in early 2007.
According to a statement released Thursday by the U.S. Army Joint Multinational Command office in Germany, Staff Sergeant Jess Cunningham, 27, and Sergeant Charles Quigley, 28, both formerly of the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, will face the charges at a general courts-martial.
The charges were referred to the courts-martial on November 17, 2008, following the conclusion of an Article 32 investigation that began August 28 at the Rose Barracks Courthouse in Vilseck, Germany, according to the statement.
The military said no date had been set for the court-martials hearings. (ANI)

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