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Killings Database – Year 2007

 

 

The Muqdadiya Killings

 

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Background - June 24th, 2007

 

“[…] An Army sergeant should be court-martialed because he shot a severely wounded al-Qaida insurgent, ordered a medic to suffocate him and then shot the unarmed man again because ‘he just wouldn’t die,’ a military prosecutor said Wednesday. […] Trevino is charged with attempted premeditated murder for allegedly shooting the Iraqi in the abdomen, a nonfatal wound, and with premeditated murder for the alleged second shot in the head. Trevino, 30, of San Antonio, also is charged with soliciting murder for allegedly telling an Army medic to suffocate the man. Trevino also is charged with impeding the investigation. He’s accused of telling a soldier to drop a gun by the Iraqi’s body, telling soldiers to say he had been armed and lying to his superior by saying the man had a gun. […]”

 

Excerpt of an Associated Press article from December 12th, 2007.

Leonardo Treviño

 

Media Reports

 

May 2nd, 2008 - Soldier Acquitted Of Murder Charges Speaks

1 news article by KSAT.com

 

May 1st, 2008 - Jury Acquits Soldier in Shooting Death of Iraqi Insurgent

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 30th, 2008 - Sergeant Says He’s Innocent in Iraqi Murder Case

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 29th, 2008 - Court Martial Witness Describes Shooting of Unarmed Iraqi

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

April 28th, 2008 - Judge Hears Motions in Court-Martial for Fort Hood Soldier

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 31st, 2008 - Soldier Charged with Killing Insurgent Freed from Jail

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

January 24th, 2008 - Sergeant to Be Tried in Iraqi’s Death

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

December 12th, 2007 - Hearing Ends for Soldier Accused of Killing Insurgent

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

December 11th, 2007 - Soldier Says Army Sergeant Shot Unarmed Iraqi

1 news article by the Associated Press

 

November 1st, 2007 - Another S.A. Soldier Charged with Murdering an Iraqi

1 news article by the San Antonio Express-News

 

October 31st, 2007 - Army Sgt. Charged With Murder

1 news article by KSAT.com

 

 

Government Reports

 

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Photo Credits

 

Background

 

1) U.S. Army Sgt. Leonardo Trevino, 30, is shown during a break in a military court hearing at Fort Hood, Texas. Sgt. Trevino is charged with premeditated murder, attempted murder, assault and obstruction of justice for in connection with the incidents in the volatile Iraqi city of Muqdadiyah in June 24. - December 11th, 2007 - L. M. Otero/Associated Press;

 

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