CID Report (Death): 0039-04-CID149

Investigation into death of Ibrahim Hamadan Sudhail after he was shot during an attack upon Coalition forces in Fallujah. Mr. Sudhail was brought to the hospital for treatment of his wounds (gunshot to the abdomen) treated and transferred in to custody as a detainee. He died in custody on May 21, 2004 from “peritonitis as a consequence of a gunshot wound to the abdomen”. It was determined that his wounds, which were obtained in the firefight, were the cause of his demise

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Monday, June 21, 2004
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Tuesday, March 1, 2005
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DATE: 21 JUN 04

FROM; CDR, 22nd MILITARY POLICE BN (CID)
TO:.

DIRECTOR( USACRC. USACIDQ1 FORT BELVOIR, VA
CDA, HQUSACIDO ficI0P-ZA//
CDR( 22ND MO BN (CID)(FWD)//OPS//
CDA( 30 MP GROUP (cip)//op$1/
140 CID, mNC-Z. (FOR FURTHER DISTRIBUTION)
SJAr 504TH MI BDE( BCF, IRAQ
CHIEF Op STAFF( DETAINEE OPERATIONS, MNC-I
CEA; l&TII MP ED&
CDR, 391711 MF BO

SAC, BAGHDAD CENTRAL CONFINEMENT FACILITY (CID)
DIA; AFIP, ROCKVILLE, MD

SUBJECT: CID REPORT - INITIAL/SSI ONLY 0039-04-CID149
DRAFTER:.

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RELEASER:

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1. DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS OF OCCURRENCES:

1. 24 MAY 2004/0001-24 MAY 2004/2400, UNKNOWN

LOCATION, BAGHDAD CENTRAL CONFINEMENT FACILITY, ABU GHRAIB,
IRAQ

2. DATE/TIME REPORTED: 1800, 27 MAY 2004.
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3. INVESTIGATED BY: SA 4111111111111111111.1116
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4. SUBJECT: 1. NONE; (JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE)

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1. SUDHAIL, IBRAHIM HAM.DAN, CIVILIAN;.
INTERNMENT SERIAL NUMBER (ISN) t .IZ; BCCF'b(7)(di-1

5. VICTIM:.

UNKNOWN,.
ABU GHRAID, IZ; (NFI) (JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE)

6. INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY; THE INFORMATION IN THIS REPORT
IS BASED UPON AN ALLEGATION OR PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION
AND MAY CHANGE PRIOR TO THE COMPLETION OF THE
INVESTIGATION.

THIS IS AN "OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM" INVESTIGATION.

THIS REPORT WAS DELAYED AS A RESULT OF CONDITIONS NORMALLY
ASSOCIATED WITH AN OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT, AND THE DELAY
THIS CAUSED IN IDENTIFYING THE REMAINS OF MR: SUDHAIL.

UNCLASSIFIED - FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

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U.S. ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND FREEDOM OF INFORMATION/
PRIVACY ACT OFFICE ATTENTION: MCFP 2050 WORTH ROAD, SUITE 13 FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS 78234-6013
MR. JOHN PETERSON Jo etersonl @c en. amedd. army.mil
(210) 221-7826
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(CID Regulaticin 195-1)1 0019-94-C11)14,9

24 May 04 h (4) y, b C7)6.) I/
About 24 May 2004, the undersigned was notified by personnel from the Mortuary Affairs
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collection point of an unidentified set of remabis who had recently arrived- The remains were
that of An.irazii Detainee, identified only by the number1kformation from the MACE personnel indicated the Unidentified male had been involved 'M an attack against coalition farces and had been Wounded. He anbseVently died of hO. wounds after being transferred tr4
the 31'COrnbatSuTpOrt Hospitals ISA Anaemia, That The MACP personnel did not know where the individual was wounded or how he carne to be at the 51' CSH.
77 May 04
MIS About 7 May 04, the undersigned attempted to ascertain if any of the detachments in the 22-1 had any information on the detainee known only by the number., All attempts to determine the identity Met with negative results.
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AFIP arrived tO conduct autopsy on detaineeSld two other detainees, Conducted
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Autopsy, Received prelim reporton detainee
14 June 04 About 14 June 94, the undersigned was notified by the MACP that they had received medical
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records pertaining to detainee.'" Obtained a copy of the Medical records, which further identified the detainee by Interitinent Serial Numb& (ISN)
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About 15 June 04, the undersigned razived info anon min the special Agent in Charge, 78-th MP bet (CID), Baghdad Centrai Confinement Facility, that further identified the detainee.tile detainee is named
According to information from a SIR obtained by SACv
Ibrahim HarnadMi SUDHAIL,1$N 1(NFO, Mr. surniA WAS injured while involved with a firefight against !Airifics in the Marine Atilt. He Was transferred directly to the BCCF hospital, treated and eventually transferred to the 31 d Combat Support Hospital (CSH), LSA Anaconda. He died there on 24 May 04.
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Provided the doctor who did the autopsy Dr. all.1111111 AFIP with a copy of the medical record and other materials provided by the MACP and SAC, BCCF.
9 June 04 Discussed with OPS, SSI Only as Mr. Sudhail was shot while involved in a firefight with Coalition forces in the Marine AOR, no ROI,
21 June 04
Prepared Case File, prepared INIJSSI Only, dispatched same.
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OH 27 MAY 2004, THE 2ZOlq 514 WAS NOTIFIED OF THE DEATH OF titG)V
A DETAINEE IDENTIFIED ONLY V THE NUMBER.. (MR. SUDHAIL), /9 /7)0L/
BY THE MORTUARY AFFAIR$ COLLECTIOI POINT, BAGHDAD
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BIAP), IRAQ,

INVE5TIGATION ESTABLISHED ON 29 wIL 20044 MR, SUDHAIL WAS INVOLVED IN AN ATTACK AGAINST ELEMENTS OF THE 1"" MARINE EXPEPTTIONARY FORCE, 1g THE FALLUJAH, IRAQ AREA ANO WAS WOUNDED DURINd THA ATTACK. HE WAS SUBSEQUENTLY' EVACUATED TQ THE MEDICAL. TREATMENT FACILITY LOCATED AT THE BAGHDAD CENTRAL CONFINEMENT FACILITY, ABU GHRAIB, IRAQ FOR TREATMENT.
ON 21 MAY 2004, MR. SUDHATL WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE 31 sT CSH, WHER5 HE SUBSEQUENTLY DIED ON 24 MASS 04, MR, SUDHAIL WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD BY DR. (CPT).(NFI).
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ON 1 JUNE 2004, DR. (MAJ) 1111111111111.111111110 ARMED FORCES

INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY, ROCKVILLE, MD CONDUCTED AN AUTOPSY
OF MR. SUDHAIL'S REMAINS, AND DETERMINED THIS CAUSE OF DEATH
WAS PERITONITIS AS A CONSEQUENCE OF A GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE

ABDOMEN.

ON 15 JUNE 2004, INFORMATION WAS OBTAINED THAT IDENTIFIED
PRISONER.

AS MR: SUDHAIL.

6(6)1 bl)(c) 1 THE CASUALTY LIAISON OFFICER IS CW3gaillialane ASSISTANT OPERATIONS OFFICER/ 22ND MP 1311 (CID), BIAP, IZ.
THIS OFFICE ANTICIPATES NO FURTHER INVESTIGATION OF THIS

INCIDENT, AS THE INFORMATION DEVELOPED TO DATE INDICATE MR.

SUDHAIL WAS INVOLVED IN AN ATTACK ON COALITION FORCES WHEN

HE WAS WOUNDED.

COMMANDERS ARE REMINDED OF THE PROVISIONS OF AR 600-8-2

7.

PERTAINING TO SUSPENSION OF FAVORABLE PERSONNEL ACTIONS AND
AR 300-61 FOR THE SUSPENSION OF SECURITY CLEARANCES OF

PERSONS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

8. CID REPORTS ARE, EXEMPT FROM AUTOMATIC TERMINATION OF PROTECTIVE MARKINGS IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 3, AR 25-55.
UNCLASSIFIED - FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

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U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND 7115 SOUTH BOUNDARY BLVD ATTN: CCJ6-DM MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE FLORIDA 3-3621-5101 - _7-
MS. JACQUELINE SCOTT scotti(&centeorn.smil.mil (813) 827-5341/2830

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