The same jury that sentenced Holcomb found him guilty of "maltreatment of a subordinate and assault consummated by battery" in connection with Chen's death, according to the Associated Press. Holcomb was found not guilty of negligent ...
Pvt. Danny Chen
December 21, 2011
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The Department of Defense announced today that eight soldiers are being charged in connection with the shooting death of 19-year-old Pvt. Danny Chen in Afghanistan. The DoD reports Chen died October 3rd in Kandahar province of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
According to Fox News:
Indeed, the New York Times reported in October an Army official informed Chen's family that superior officers physically abused Chen before his death. Soldiers ...