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Camp Pendleton Marine To Be Retried For Iraq War Civilian Death

Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III will face another trial for the 2006 death of an unarmed civilian in Hamdania, Iraq.

The Los Angeles Times reported Monday that the commanding general of Marine Corps Forces Central Command, Lt. Gen. Robert Neiler, determined Hutchins should be tried for the same crime once again.

Some background: Hutchins led an eight-man squad that kidnapped and killed unarmed Iraqi civilian Hashim Ibrahim Awad ...

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Marine Says He Was 'Devastated' By Word Of Murder Retrial

A Marine sergeant said he was devastated when he learned the corps will retry after twice-overturned murder convictions — the latest twist in a nearly decade-old Iraq war crime case.

Lawrence Hutchins III is scheduled for arraignment Wednesday at Camp Pendleton in California, where he is now stationed.

"I will continue to hope and pray that this ordeal is over soon, and my family is spared any more harm," Hutchins said ...

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