Former US soldier jailed for Iraq atrocities dies in apparent suicide in prison

AFPFebruary 19, 2014 A former American soldier jailed for raping an Iraqi teenager and executing the girl and her family in 2006 has died in an apparent suicide in prison, a spokesman said. Steven Dale Green, convicted in 2009 over one of the most chilling crimes involving US troops in Iraq, died Saturday in Tucson, Arizona. Guards discovered the 28-year-old “unresponsive” in his cell last Thursday, during regular rounds, John Stahley, a spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, said

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