Archive for Saturday, February 23, 2008

Subpoena for footage in Haditha case thrown out

February 23, 2008


— A judge has thrown out a military prosecutor's subpoena for unaired footage of a CBS interview given by a Marine squad leader accused of crimes in an attack that killed 24 Iraqis.

Military judge Lt. Col. Jeffrey Meeks on Friday said the prosecution did not meet the burden of proof required to show the unaired footage is needed to prosecute the case against Staff Sgt. Frank D. Wuterich.


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