Autopsy Report: 45-year-old Iraqi Male, Iraq (Homicide) (Death Certificate Included)

<p>Autopy No.: ME03-273; 45 Iraqi male civilian detainee died in U.S. custody 12 hours after a reported escape attempt. Physical force was required to subdue the detainee, and during the restraining process, his forehead hit the ground. Cause of death: Closed head injury with a cortical brain contusion and subdural hematoma. Manner of Death: Homicide.</p>

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Medical
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Tuesday, May 11, 2004
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Sunday, April 17, 2005
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MEDICAL STATEMENT Ded.ratlan medieale DO FORM 2064. APR 1977 REPLACES DA FORM 3665, , JAN 1972 AND DA FORM 3565-RIPASI, 26 SEP 1975, WHICH ARE OBSOLETE, USAPA Vl,OO MEDCOM -169 :285916J DOD 003296 .' . ," -.-.-..-" "-'-' ..... .. ""~ I ;;i;~:d~e'/1:~,.' ' "" ',~l~1 ',." -"'­ MEDCOM -170 DOD 003297 Ma~ 19 04 10:48a p_3 I i .' , : ) : ) DO FORM 2064. APR 1977 nErLACES DA rOnM 3565, 1 JAN 1972 AND OA FOAM l56S-RIPASI, ZG SEP 1915, WHICH ARE OBSOLETE. U5APA V 1_00 MEDCOM -171 DOD 003298 p .. 4,: CERTIFICATE: OF DEATH. (OVERSEAS) Acle de d6c~s (D'O..lr,,-Mer) USAPA V1.00· DOD 003299 MEDCOM -173 DOD 003300 p.6 Ma~ 20 04 02:56p DO FORM 2064, APR 1977 REPLACes OA FORM 3565, 1 JAN 1972 ANO 0/\ FORM 3566-R(PASI, 26 SEP 1975. WHICH AFIE OaSOLETE. USAPAV1.00 -------_......._--- MEDCOM -174 DOD 003301 ...:" \.,~. ./:::~ . ,.:~:,#~. MEDCOM -175 DOD 003302 "'"". '''."j",/i :,S~j MEDCOM -176 DOD 003303 REPLACES DA FORM 3565. I JAN 72 AND DA I'O~1\I356S-R(PAS). 26 SEP 7S, WHICH ARE OBSOLETE, MEDCOM -177 DOD 003304 DD FORM REPLACES DA FORM 3565, I JAN 72 AND DA FO~356S-R(PAS)' 16 SEP 75. WHICH ARE PBSOLETE. l~PR~ ... MEDCOM -178 DOD 003305 '\ ./ MEDCOM -179 DOD 003306 " .....".'. ,.,-, ,, " ' ,-,,, .. ... ,·~'.L·~ I j DD·FORM 2064 REPLACES DA FORM 3565,1 JAN 72 AND DA FORM 3565-R(PAS); 26 SEP 75; WHICH ARE OBSOLETE. 1 APR 77 MEDCOM -180 DOD 003307 D D FORM REPLACES ~A FORM,3565, ~ JAN n AN~~A FORM; 35'S-R(~AS), 26 SEP 75" WHICH ARE OBSOLEn:. 1 APR 77 " MEDCOM -181 DOD 003308 REPLAC£S DA FORM )565,1 JAN 71 AND DA FORM '-..D'D .~;, 26 !iEP 7S, 'WHICH AREoBsoLlin, DD1~~'?72064 MEDCOM -182 DOD 003309 ,,r-:~."-'..: ' .. :..~'" •...-~.',." j,.~:'j~ /"'"'' ,. '.~j~~;;.Y ,r"""',, ":J . lAPR7.1.. . . ' .. MEDCOM -184 DOD 003311 ,..,........"~­ ..........' , ; D D FORM REPLACES DA FORM 3SC15, I.JAN 7Z_AND DA FORM 3~'65.R(I'AS), Zi SEI' 75, WHICII ARE OBSOLETE. 1 APR 77' .. MEDCOM -185 DOD 003312 REPLACES DA FORM 3565, I JAN 11 AND DA IlORM 3565,R(PAS), 2~ SEP 75, ,WHICH ARE; OBSOLE;TE, .DDFORM,2064 1'APR 77 . MEDCOM -186 DOD 003313 ~. , -" .~,..,.'". /-' .'.'., . ,j .......~t';:" REPLACES'DA FORM'3565;.1 JAN 72 AND'DA·'FORiI'I'J565·RIPAS),Z6'SEP 75;,WHICH'ARE OBSOu:rn. . . l!APR:7-7;' . MEDCOM -187 DOD 003314 -..: ;.; , REPLACES DA FORM JS6~ I JAN 71 AND DA FORM JS6S-R(PAS), 26 SEP 75, WHICH, ARE OBSOLETE. MEDCOM -188 DOD 003315 ."'~", . (...."""'" .....n. " , . .7 ..'"';"~ ~".." ~J REPLACES DA FORM 3565, I JAN nAND DA FORM J565-R(PAS), l6 SEP 75, WHICH ARE OBSOLETE. MEDCOM -189 DOD 003316 i'~~~ "",-,) .""""'''':-. ,': , ,,:~~'1 MEDCOM -190 DOD 003317 MEDCOM -191 DOD 003318 CERTIFIC~:r:EOFD~Jt:t (OVERSEAS) Acte d~ decea (D'Outre-Mer) II . ,,,.. Ab ,,&, ,.. GI;IADE Grade BRANCH OF SERVICE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER "" Inlnoms) ~~ Arme Numero de l'Assurance Sociale :~~..::,' "q~: ORGANIZATION Organisation NAfIC)N (e,g.. Uni~dSI.lesi DATE OF BIRrH SEX Sexe Pays Date de naissance Deta:inee in ,Iraq Iraq MALE Masculin ~ D FEMAlE Ft!minin RACE Race MARITAL STATUS .ElatCivil RELIGION Cult. PROTESTANT OTHER (Specify)X, CAUCASOID CalJCasique SINGLE Ctlli~ata;r. qlVORCED Proleslanl Aulr.' (Specilie,) .. , .Oi\(o~ce CATHOLIC MARRIED . Marie NEGROID Neg,iode Calholique SEPARATED OTHER (Specify) Separ6WIDOWED Veu' JEWISH Juj, Autre. (Sp~cilie,) ,NAME OF NEXT OF KIN Nom du, plus, proche parent RELATIONSHIP TO DECEASED Parenle du d6c8de avec Ie susdit STREET ADDRESS Domicile a (Rue) CITY OR TOWN AND STATE (Include ZIP Cade) Ville (Code poslal ccmpris) MEDICAL STATEMENT DeciMation medicale INTERVAL BETWEEN CAUSE OF DEATH (Enler only on.ce couse perlin.) ONSET AND DEATH Cause du dkes (N'indiquer 9u'une caJ,lS8 par ligna) In1ervalle entre rattaque elle deces Myocarditis 'DISEASE OR CONDITION DIRECTLY LEADING TO DEATH I Maladie ou condition diractement responsable de 18 mort~ .-(":'" MORBID CONDITION, IF ANY, LEADING TO PRIMARY CAUSEANTECEDENT ,..0., .. ':" Condition morbide,s'il y a lieu, menant a la cause primaire CAUSES UNDERLYING CAUSE,IF ANY, precurseur6 SymptOmes GIVING RISE TO PRIMARY CAUSE dela mort. Raison fondamentale, s';1 y a lieu, avant suscit6 10 cause pr;maire OTHER SIGNIACANT CONDIliONS 2 Autles conditions signilicativ8s AUTOPSY PERFORMED Autopsie eff~uee IiiYES Oui []NO Non CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING DEATH DUE TO EXTERNAL CAUSES MODE OF DEATH Condition de deoes MAJOR FINDINGS OF AUTOPSY Conclusions principales de rautopsie Circonstances de Ia mort suscilees par das causes exterieures .NATURAL X Mort nalurelle . ACCIDENT Mort accidentelle om du paUrologisteSUICIDE b)(S~2 Suicide ICAPT,MC,USN .. b)(SP DATE Date AVIATION ACCIDENT Accident a Avion HOMICIDE Homicide 02 Fe.b 2004 DYES Qui 0 NO Non DATE OF DEATH (He PLACE OF DEATH Lieu de dec.. Date de deces (t'heu ,'.JVV', Iraq16Jan2004 I HAVE VIEWED THE REMAINS OF THE DECEASED AND DEATH OCCURRED AT THE n.,.E INDICATED AND FROM THE CAUSES AS STATED ABOVE. J'a; examineles ,estes mortels.du de IUnlel je conclus qUe Ie dacOs est survenu~ I'heure indiquee el II, 10 suite des causes ;,nurnerees ci-dessus. TiTLE OR DEGREE Titre ou diplorne bX6}2 NAME OF MEDICAL OFFICER Nom du medicin militaire au du medicin sanitaire Armed Force~ Medical Examiner l INSTALLATION OR ADDRESS Instalfat;pn ~u ad~~se Grade .•'~"~ GRADE Dover AFB, DE 19902 i);,' CDR '...... DATE Dale b)(6}2 / ,L/YJ, ... ho..l J I CI9/.2 n-tG U~""V Arm!::... ; I Stal. disease, injury orcomplicalion. wtIich I...n failure, ele. 2 Siale oondilions contribuling 10 /he deslh, but nol related 10 Ihe disease or condftion cousing dealh. , , Preciserianalur8de,1a mafacJie.. deiablessure au de fa complication quia conlribue a/a man. mals non fa manif}re de mourir. Ie/Ie qu 'rm arr'tdu coeur, etc 2 P~iserla condition .qui a conlribue ala man, mais n'syant aueun rappen avec la ma/adle ou II la ccndftlon qui a prove que la man. DD·FORM 2064 REPLACES DA FORM 3565, 1 JAN n,AND DA FORM 3565,R(PAS), .Z6.SEP 75. WHiCr' ARE OBSOLETE, 1 APR 77 , . MEDCOM -192 DOD 003319 MEDCOM -193 Detainee Autopsy Summary 23-Sep-04 04-629 Death: 8/1812004 Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 8/30/2004 /bX6)-2 Abu Ghraib Prelim 8/30/2004 Manner: Homicide COD: Shotgun wound of the head Circumstances' A group of prisoners at Abu Ghraib became unruly and the guards used lethal force to subdue • the crowd. A shotgun was fired. killing the detainee. 04-630 Ib)(6l-4 Death: 8/18J2OO4 ~------------~~ Date Autopsy Met/. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 8/3012004 Abu Ghraib Prelim 8130/2004 /b)(6)-2 Manner: Homicide COD: Shotgun wound of the chest Circumstances: A group of prisoners at Abu Ghrai~ .became un':l.JIY and Ihe guards used lethel force to subdue the crowd. A sholgun was fired, killing the detainee. 04-434 /b)(6).4 ~--------------------~ Death: 6/14/2004 Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 6119/2004 Ib)(6l-2 Abu Ghraib Pending 6/23/2004 Manner: Pending COD: Pending Circumstances: Made gasping sounds, found unconscious with no pulse. 04-435 Death: 611012004 Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 6/19/2004 Abu Ghraib Pending 6123/2004 Ib)(6l-2 Manner: Natural COD: Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease Circumstances: Collapsed while speaking to other detainees. {''''')c , ' .~ Thursday, September 13, 1004 Page I 0/8 MEDCOM -194 DOD 003321 Detainee Autopsy Summary 04-386 Death: 5/2212004 Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 6/112004 rb)(6~2 Abu Ghraib Prelim 617/2004 Manner: Natural COD: AtherOScieroticcardiovascular disease Circumstances: Died in US custOdy Manne,: Natural COD: Peritonitis of undetermined etiology 5/1012004 04-387 Death: Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: 6/1/2004 rb)(6~2 Abu Ghraib Prelim Date DC Signed 6/14/2004 ("-) Circumstances: -",:,,;1 04...388 Death: 5124/2004 Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 6/1/2004 rx6~2 Balad;lraq Prelim 6/16/2004 04-357 Death: 4/28/2004 Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 5/18/2004 tb)(.~2 Baghdad, Ira Prelim 6/212004 Manner: Homicide COD: Multiple gunshot wounds Circumstances: Pending '.,'d""")" ',.,.Y Manne,: Homicide COD: Gunshot wound of abdomen (Combat-related) Circumstances: Iraqi male was shot in a firefightand died of wounds. Thursday, Septemlier 1J" 1004 Pagel 0/8 MEDCOM -195 DOD 003322 Detainee Autopsy Summary 23-Sep-04 /b)(6)-4 04-.358 Death: 5/11/2004 ~----------------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner /..ocation Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 5/18/2004 Abu Ghraib Prelim 6/2/2004 Ib)(6)-2 4/5/2004 Manner: Natural COD: Severe atherosclerotic cardiovascular.disease Circumstances: Suspected MI 04-309 [b)(6)-4 Death: ~--------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 4/26/2004 rb LSA Diamon Pending 5/14/2004 )(6)-2 Manner: Pending COD: Pending : "'\ Circumstances: Q by NSWT, struggled/interrogated/died sleeping (: .J ':;5r~~~V 04-1 00 tbX6)-4 Death: 2fT12004 ~------------------------~ Date Autopsy Met!. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed bxe 2/28/2004 1FOB lronhor Prelim 5/13/2004 )-2 Manner: Natural COD: ASCVD Circumstances: Found in bed during headcount unresponsive 'f~"ih... .' \ \,... j .~"U./ Thursday, September 23, 2004 Page 3 of8 [0)(6)-4 04-110 Death: 3/8/2004 ~----------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 3/10/2004 Camp Cropp Final 5/13/2004 /b)(6)-2 Manner: Natural COD: ASCVD Circumstances: Reported to medics with ,chest pain MEDCOM -196 DOD 003323 Detainee Autopsy Summary 23-Sep-04 04-101 fb)(S}.!l Death: 211912004 Dat.e Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 2/28/2004 r O )(61-2 Abu Ghraib Prelim 5/13/2004 Marmer: Natural COD: Acute Peritonitis secondary to ,gastric ulcer Circumstances: Otner d.etainees reported him in distress, unresponsive 04-038 '---[0)(_6}.!________________------.J1 Death: 1/16/2004 Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 2/2/2004 rO)(S~2 Abu Ghliaib Final 5/14/2004 Manner: Natural COD: Myocarditis Circumstances: Collapsed during momlng prayers 04-012 tbX6}.! Death: 118/2004 '----------------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Locq,t;on Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 1/11/2004 r)(6~2 Abu Ghraib Final 5113/2004 Manner: Natural COD: CV Disease Circumstances: 8roughtto MPs byolher Iraqis unresponsive 04-014 [b)(6}.! Death: .1/9/2004 '----------------------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Exa.miner Locq,tion Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed X6 1/11/2004 rFOB Rifles, Firial 5/13/2004 )-2 Manner: Homicide COD: Blunt force injuries & asphyxia Circumstances: Q,by OGA,gagged In standing restraint j .' Thursday. September 1.3, 2.004 pfJge4of8 MEDCOM -197: DOD 003324 Detainee Autopsy Summary 23-Sep-Q4 . . bxe 03-571, 1f-4 Death:. 1112612Q03. ~------------------------~ Date Autopsy Met/. Examinet: Location Autopsy RIPon: Date DC Signed 12/212003 rb)(6~2 FOB Tiger, Final 5/12/2004 Manner: Homicide COD: Asphyxia due to smothering &chest compression Circumstances: Q by MI, died during interrogation A03-144 rbXef-4 Death: 6/.1112003 ~----------------~ Date Autopsy Met/. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 11/13/2003 rb)(e~2 FOB Geresh Final 11/13/2003 Manner: Homicide COD: Blunt force injuries complicated by rhabdomyolysis Circumstances: Found unresponsive while under guard by Afghan Mil forces 03-504 /b)(6f-4 Death: 11/4/2003 ~--------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location. A utopsy Report: Date DC Signed 11/9/2003 rbxa~2 Abu Ghraib Final 5/13/2004 Manner: Homicide COD: Blunt Force Injury complicated by compromised respiration Circumstances: Q by OGA and NSWT died dl!linginterrogation 6 03-367A ef-4 Death: 8/2212003 ~------------------~ Date Autopsy Met/. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Sign:ed 10/23/2003 !bXa" Camp Sathe Final 5/12/2004 Manlier: Accident COD: HeatStroke... Circumstances: Found on ground. in EPW Camp, Body temp 102 Thursday, September 23, 2004 Page 5 of8 MEDCOM -198 DOD 003325 Detainee Autopsy Summary 23-Sep-04 03-368 rb)(S)-4 Death: 8/13/2003 L-________________ ~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DeSigned 8/25/2003 Ib)(6~2 AbuGhraib Final 5/12/2004 Ma1l,ner: Natu(al COD: ASCVD·· Circumstances: Broughllo MPs by other lra~isunresponsive b 03-385 Lt)_(S)-4______________________-----.J1 Death: 81712003 Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 8/24/2003 rb)(S~2 Diwania, Iraq Final 5/14/2004 Manner: Natural COD: Undetermined atraumalic cause Circumstances: Distress during Iran pori by 1151h MP -later died 03-386 LlbX _ S )4__________-----.J Death: 8/812003 Date Autopsy Met/. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 8/24/2003 IbH~2 Abu Ghraib Final 5/14/2004 Manner: Natural COD: ASGVD/Diabetes Circumstances: Chesl pain following a fast. /b)(S)4 03-369 L-______________________ Death: 812012003 ~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 8/22/2003 rb)(S~2 Abu Ghraib Final 5/12/2004 Manner: Natural COD: ASCVD Circumstances: Taken 10 medics gasping for·air Thursday, September 13, 1004 Page 60/8 MEDCOM -199 DOD 003326 Detainee Autopsy Summary 23-Sep-04 [b)(6)4 03-3668 Death: 8/11/2003 ~----------------------~ Date Autopsy Met/. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 8/1112003 [bKAbu Ghraib Final 5/12/2004 6)-2 Death: 7/1212003 Date DC Signed 5/14/2004 Manner: Natural COD: Massive hemoptysis due to tuberculosis Manner: Natural COD: ASCVD Circumstances: No history 03-3498 [b)(6)4 ~------------------------~ Date Autopsy Met/. EXllminer Location Autopsy Report: )-2 7113/2003 EX6 Camp. Cropp Final /',. Circumstances: Pulmonary hemorrh!lge from TB .: ...,~) 03-273 rb)(6)4 Death: 6/13/2003 ~------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 6/17/2003 tbX6 Abu Ghraib Final 5/14/2004 )-2 Manner: Homicide COD: Closed head Injury; Cortical brain contusion and subdural hematoma Circumstances: Died 12 hrs post escape attempt -subdued by force A03-051 [bX6)4 Death: 6/612003 ~----------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 6/10/2003 Nasiriyah,1r Final 6/10/2003 [b)(6)-2 Manner: Homicide COD: Strangulation Circumstances: Found unresponisvie outside Isolation unit Thursday. September 13. 1004 Page 70/8 MEDCOM -200 DOD 003327 Detainee Autopsy Summary A02-095 tb)(6)-4 f)eath: 12110/;!002 ~--------------------~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner Location Autopsy Report: Date DC Signed 12/13J2002 rbBagram;Afg Final 12/13/2002 )(6}2 Manner: Homicide COD: BlunUorce injuries to lower extremities complicating coronary artery disease Circumstances: Found unresponsive in his cell. Ib)(6)-4 A02-093 I Dealh: .1213/2002 L-__________________~ Date Autopsy Med. Examiner L.ocation Autopsy Report: Df,lte DCSigned 1218/2002 Bagram, Afg Fina.! 12/H/2002 /b)(6}2 Manner: Homicide COl): Pulmonary embolism due to bluflt force injuries to the legs :.;,} Circumstances: Found unresponsive, restrained in his cell (~#' Thursday,September.Z;J,2004 Page 8 018 MEDCOM -201 DOD 003328 s:: ml 0' () o s:: '" o '" o o o o o (,V (,V I\.) D 5 A) Death Certificates: Natural/Iraq 11 B) Death Certificates: Accident / Iraq 1 C) Death Certificates: Homicide / Iraq 5 D) Death Certificates: Pending / Iraq 1 E) Death Certificates: Homicide / Afghanistan 3 F) 'Autopsy Reports: Natural / Iraq n G) Autopsy Rt:purl!;; Accident / Iraq 1 H) Autopsy Reports: Homicide / Iraq 5 I) Autopsy Reports: Homicide I Afghanistan 3 MEDCOM -203 DOD 003330

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