CID Report (Death): 0059-05-CID789-39259-5H6; Unknown Iraqi Male, Abu Ghraib, April 4, 2005 ("Homicide")

A CID investigation into the death of an unknown male Abu Ghraib detainee. The report states that the detainee died of "a gunshot wound to the right hip and flank during an altercation with US coalition forces." Because the death was "combat related," the report lists it as a "justifiable homicide." The man is reported to have been a civilian who was involved in an altercation with US Forces during which he shot at them. Coalition forces returned fire, striking the man in the right flank. He was transferred to the 115 Field Hospital, Abu Ghraib, Iraq, where he expired from his injuries sixteen (16) days later. Cause of Death: Single projectile wound to the right hip and flank; Manner of Death: Homicide

Doc_type: 
Investigative File
Doc_date: 
Friday, July 29, 2005
Doc_rel_date: 
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Doc_nid: 
10939
Doc_type_num: 
66