CID Report (Death): 0147-03-CID259-61195

Report of investigation in the death of a detainee at Abu Ghraib. The investigation concluded that the death was due to arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease and the manner of death was natural. The report includes a photo packet and close-up photograph of the detainee's face.

Doc_type: 
Investigative File
Doc_date: 
Thursday, June 3, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Thursday, October 14, 2004
Doc_text: 

FOR C ICIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
22ND MILITARY POLICE BATTALION (CID)
UNITED STATES ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND
APO AE 09342

CIMPL-OP 3 JUN 04

MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT: CID REPORT OF INVESTIGATION - FINAL SUPPLEMENTAL

-0147-03-C1D259-61195-5H9A

DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS OF OCCURRENCE:

1. 20 AUG 03/2300 - 20 AUG 03/2300; CAMP VIGILANT,
COMPOUND A, BAGHDAD CENTRAL CONFINEMENT FACILITY (BCCF),
ABU GHRAIB, IZ

DATE/TIME REPORTED: 21 AUG 03, 1100

INVESTIGATED BY: SA 11111111111111111111111111111M b/C 90(a.1

SUBJECT: 1. NONE; [NATURAL DEATH]

VICTIM: 1. TALEB, EMAD KAZEM (DECEASED); CIV IRAQ;
NATIONAL DETAINEE REGISTRATION SYSTEM (NDRS) NUMBER 150186;
M; WHITE; CAMP VIGILANT, COMPOUND A, BCCF, ABU GHRAIB, IZ;

(NEI); (NATURAL DEATH]

INVESTIGATIVE SUMMARY: ABOUT 1100, 21 AUG 03, THE 320TH MP
BN, BCCF, REPORTED DETAINEE TALES DIED WHILE IN THE CUSTODY
OF•U.S. FORCES AT THE BCCF.

Investigation disclosed that on 20 Aug 03, at Camp
Vigilant, Compound A, BCCF, detainee TALEB, while detained
by U.S. Forces died as result of Arteriosclerotic
Cardiovascular Disease and the manner of death was natural.

EXHIBITS/SUBSTANTIATION:

ADDED ATTACHED:

5. Agent's Investigation Report (AIR) of SA
Jun 04, pertaining to initiation of investigation and
receipt of 320th MP BN Serious Incident Report, Detainee

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

FOR Or -CIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

Record, Record of Identification Processing and final
autopsy report.

6: 320th MP BN SIR, 20 Aug 03.

7. Detainee record pertaining to detainee TALES, 21 Aug

03.

8.. Record of Identification Processing pertaining to

detainee TALES..

9. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) Autopsy

Examination Report 03-369, 9 Oct 03, pertaining to detainee
TALES.

ADDED NOT ATTACHED:

None

The original of Exhibit 5 is forwarded with the USACRC copy
of this report. The original of Exhibit 6 is retained by
the 320th MP BN. The originals of Exhibits 6-7 are retained
by the BCCF. The original of Exhibit 9 is retained by
AFIP.

STATUS: This is a Final Supplemental report. This

investigation is terminated TAW CIDR 195-1, para 4-17a(8)a,
medical authorities determined detainee TALEB's death

resulted from natural causes and there is no evidence to
contradict their findings.

Report prepared/Approved By:

tfil6b -1
4, MP
Operations Officer

DISTRIBUTION:

1 USACRC (original)

1 CDR, BCCF

1 DIR, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, AFIP Annex -

Bldg 102, 1413 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD 20858

1 THRU: CDR, 3rd MP Gp (CID), Ft Gillem, GA

2
2
FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

FOR OF :IAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

TO: HQUSACIDC, ATTN: CIOP-COP-CO, Ft Belvoir, VA
1 SJA, BCCF (email)
1 PMO, BCCF (email)
1 DCG, Detainee OPS, MNC-I (email)
1 PMO, MNC-I (email)
1 SJA, MNC-I (email)

3 3
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FOR C ICIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

DATE: 3 JUNE 2004

FROM: CDR, 22N0 MP BN (CID) //OPS//

TO: DIR, USACRC
CDR, HQUSACIDC //CIOP-ZA//
CDR, 3 R13 MP GROUP //OPS//
CDR, BCCF
SJA, BCCF
PMO, BCCF
PMO, MNC-I
DCG, Detainee OPS, MNC-I
DIR, AFIP, AFME

SUBJECT: CID REPORT OF INVESTIGATION - 2ND SUPPLEMENTAL -
0147-03-CID259-61195-5H9A

DRAFTER: SA 060'1
RELEASER: SA

1. DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS OF OCCURRENCES:

1.
20 AUG 03/2300 - 20 AUG 03/2300; CAMP VIGILANT,
COMPOUND A, BAGHDAD CENTRAL CONFINEMENT FACILITY (BCCF),
ABU GHRAIB, IZ

2.
DATE/TIME REPORTED: 21 AUG 03, 1100

3.
INVESTIGATED BY: SA

4.
SUBJECT: 1. NONE; [NATURAL DEATH)

5.
VICTIM: 1. TALEB, EMAD KAZEM; CIV IRAQ; NATIONAL
DETAINEE REGISTRATION SYSTEM (NDRS) NUMBER 150186; M;
WHITE; CAMP VIGILANT, COMPOUND A, BCCF, ABU GHRAIB, IZ;

(NFI); [NATURAL DEATH]

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.

ABOUT 1120, 31 MAY 04, AFTER ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW, THIS
INVESTIGATION WAS REOPENED TO FURTHER INVESTIGATE THE
UNDETERMINED DEATH OF DETAINEE TALEB.

ABOUT 1100, 21 AUG 03, THE 320TH MP BN, BCCF, REPORTED
DETAINEE TALEB DIED WHILE IN THE CUSTODY OF U.S. FORCES AT
THE BCCF.

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FOR 0 CIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

2ND SUPPLEMENTAL:

THIS REPORT WAS INITIATED TO CHANGE THE MANNER OF DEATH
FROM UNDETERMINED TO NATURAL.

ABOUT 1410, 3 JUN 04, ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY
REPORT 03-369 PERTAINING TO DETAINEE TALEB WAS RECEIVED.
THE REPORT REFLECTED THE CAUSE OF DETAINEE TALEB'S DEATH TO
BE ARTERIOSCLEROTIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND THE MANNER
OF DEATH WAS NATURAL.

1ST SUPPLEMENTAL :

PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION DISCLOSED THAT ABOUT 2230, 20 AUG
03, PERSON(S) UNKNOWN FOUND DETAINEE TALEB IN DISTRESS AND
SUBSEQUENTLY ALERTED U.S. FORCES. BCCF MEDICAL STAFF
RESPONDED AND ABOUT 2240, 20 AUG 04, DETAINEE TALES WAS
DETERMINED TO BE UNRESPONSIVE, HAD NO PULSE AND WAS NOT
BREATHING. DETAINEE TALES WAS ADMINISTERED CARDIOPULMINARY
RESUSCITATION (CPR) AND IV FLUIDS FOLLOWED BY DEFIBRILATION
AND MONITORING TO NO AVAIL.

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ABOUT 2300, 20 AUG 03, STAFF PHYSICIAN (1LT) 11111111,

MED CO B, 109TH AREA SPT MED BN, BCCF, 0141* -/
TERMINATED RESUSCITATIVE EFFORTS AND PRONOUNCED DETAINEE
TALEB DECEASED.

AN AUTOPSY OF DETAINEE TALES WAS CONDUCTED BY THE ARMED
FORCES INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY, REPORT 03-369, WHICH HAS NOT
BEEN RECEIVED.

THE CASUALTY LIAISON OFFICER IS SAMMONIMINIEr 1rx-22ND MP BN (CID), APO AE 09342 AT DNVT (302) 550-4350.
INVESTIGATION CONTINUES BY THE USACIDC.

7. CID REPORTS ARE EXEMPT FROM AUTOMATIC TERMINATION OF
PROTECTIVE MARKINGS IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 3, AR 22-55.

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

FOR O :CIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

DATE: 31 MAY 2004

FROM: CDR, 22ND MP BN (CID) //OPS//

TO: DIR, USACRC
CDR, HQUSACIDC //CIOP-ZA//
CDR, 3RD MP GROUP //OPS//
CDR, BCCF
SJA, BCCF
PMO, BCCF
PMO, MNC-I
DCG, Detainee OPS, MNC-I
DIR, AFIP, AFME

SUBJECT: CID REPORT OF INVESTIGATION - 1ST SUPPLEMENTAL -
0147-03-CID259-61195-5H9B

DRAFTER: SA
RELEASER: SA

1. DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS OF OCCURRENCES:

1.
20 AUG 03/2300 - 20 AUG 03/2300; CAMP VIGILANT,
COMPOUND A, BAGHDAD CENTRAL CONFINEMENT FACILITY (BCCF),
ABU GHRAIB, IZ

2.
DATE/TIME REPORTED: 21 AUG 03, 1100

3.
INVESTIGATED BY: SA

4.
SUBJECT: 1. NONE; [UNDETERMINED DEATH]

5.
VICTIM: 1. TALEB, EMAD KAZEM; CIV IRAQ; NATIONAL
DETAINEE REGISTRATION SYSTEM (NDRS) NUMBER 150186; M;
WHITE; CAMP VIGILANT, COMPOUND A, BCCF, ABU GHRAIB, IZ;

(NFI); [UNDETERMINED DEATH]

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.

ABOUT 1120, 31 MAY 04, AFTER ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW, THIS
INVESTIGATION WAS REOPENED TO FURTHER INVESTIGATE THE
UNDETERMINED DEATH OF DETAINEE TALES.

ABOUT 1100, 21 AUG 03, THE 320TH MP BN, BCCF, REPORTED
DETAINEE TALES DIED WHILE IN THE CUSTODY OF U.S. FORCES AT
THE BCCF.

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

FOR C ICIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION DISCLOSED THAT ABOUT 2230, 20 AUG

03, PERSON(S) UNKNOWN FOUND DETAINEE TALEB IN DISTRESS AND
SUBSEQUENTLY ALERTED U.S. FORCES. BCCF MEDICAL STAFF
RESPONDED AND ABOUT 2240, 20 AUG 04, DETAINEE TALEB WAS
DETERMINED TO BE UNRESPONSIVE, HAD NO PULSE AND WAS NOT
BREATHING. DETAINEE TALEB WAS ADMINISTERED CARDIOPULMINARY
RESUSCITATION (CPR) AND IV FLUIDS FOLLOWED BY DEFIBRILATION
AND MONITORING TO NO AVAIL.

ABOUT 2300, 20 AUG 03, STAFF PHYSICIAN (1LT) 11111111r
MED CO B, 109TH AREA SPT MED BN, BCCF,
TERMINATED RESUSCITATIVE EFFORTS AND PRONOUNCED DETAINEE
TALEB DECEASED.

AN AUTOPSY OF DETAINEE TALEB WAS CONDUCTED BY THE ARMED
FORCES INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY, REPORT 03-369, WHICH HAS NOT
BEEN RECEIVED.

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THE CASUALTY LIAISON OFFICER IS SA ' 6 -i
22" MP BN (CID), APO AE 09342 AT DNVT (302) 550-4350.

INVESTIGATION CONTINUES BY THE USACIDC.

7. CID REPORTS ARE EXEMPT FROM AUTOMATIC TERMINATION OF
PROTECTIVE MARKINGS IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 3, AR 22-55.

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY - LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
UNITED STATES ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND
12TH MILITARY POLICE DETACHMENT (CID) (FWD)
BAGHDAD BRANCH OFFICE
APO AE 09335

CIOP-OP (195) 9 Sep 03

MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT: CID REPORT -FINAL (C)/SSI- 0147-03-CID259-61195-
5H9A

DRAFTER: SA k/76/
RELEASER: SA

UNCLASSIFIED - FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

1. DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS OF OCCURRENCES:

1.
20 AUGUST 2003/2240 HRS - 20 AUGUST 2003/2300 HRS
GRID 38S MB1294/8905, CAMP VIGILIANT, ABU GHURAYB PRISON,
BAGHDAD, IRAQ

2.
DATE/TIME REPORTED: 21 AUGUST 2003, 1100

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4.
SUBJECT: 1. (UNKNOWN); (NFI) [NATURAL DEATH].

5.
VICTIM: 1. TALEB, EMAD KAZEM (DECEASED); MALE; IRAQI;
INTERNMENT SERIAL NUMBER #150186 (NEI); IRAQ [NATURAL
DEATH].

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 investigation was initiated based upon notification by
the 320'21 Military Police (MP) Battalion, Abu Ghurayb
Prison, Baghdad, IZ, which reported Mr. Emad Kazam TALES,
an Iraqi prisoner, died while detained in the prison.

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This investigation established probable cause to believe
Mr. TALES died of natural causes due to a myocardial

infarction.

STATUTES: NONE (NATURAL DEATH)

EXHIBITS/SUBSTANTIATION:

ATTACHED:

1.Agent's Investigative Report (AIR) of SA AM 4 Sep
03, detailing receipt of initial notification and
coordination with medical personnel.

2.Death Certificate of Mr. TALES, 21 Aug 03.

3.Photographic packet comprised of 1 photograph.

a. Packet containing photograph 1. (Face)

4. Compact disc 030136-259 containing all photographic
images and the originals of Exhibit 3 (USACRC copy only).

NOT ATTACHED:

None

The originals of exhibits 1, 3 and 4 are forwarded with the
USACRC copy of this report. The original of exhibit 2 is
retained in the Baghdad International Airport (BIAT)
Morgue, Baghdad, IZ.

STATUS: This is a Final (C) Report. This investigation
was terminated in accordance with CID Regulation 195-1,
paragraph 4-17a(6): A USACIDC commander, operations
officer, or special agent-in-charge (SAC) of a USACIDC
unit, determines that furtherance of the investigation
would be of little or no value or leads remaining to be
developed are not significant. Remaining leads include
additional canvass interviews and obtaining autopsy report.
Commander's Report of Disciplinary Action Taken (DA Form
4833) is not required.

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Report Prepared By: Report Approved By:

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Special Agent, Special Agent in Charge

Distribution:

1-DIR, USACRC, 6010, 6th Street, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5506

(originals with exhibits) 1-CDR, D Company, 2-325 AIR, 821° Airborne Division, APO AE 09335 (with exhibits) 1-SJA, Criminal Law (ATTN: MAJ 1st Armored Division, APO AE 09335. 1-10th Military Police Battalion, ATTN: Ops Officer (e-mail only/less exhibits) b76 1-PMO, 1st Armored Division (ATTN: LTC , APO AE 09335 (e-mail only/les ex ' Viiho 1-CID LNO, V CORPS (S te-mail only/less exhibits) 1- Armed Forces Institute for Pathology, 6825 16th Street NW Washington, DC 20306-6000 1-File
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AGENT'S INVESTIGATIN .EPORT_ ..OIr 0147-03-C1D259-61195
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CID Regulation 195-1 PAGE 1 OF 1 PAGES
Basis for Investigation: This office was by the 320 th Military Police (MP) Battalion, Abu Ghurayb Prison, Baghdad, IZ of an Iraqi Prisoner, Mr. Emad Kazam TALEB, Internment Serial Number 4150186, NFI, died of Myocardial Infarction while detained in the prison.
About 1130, 21 Aug 03, SA_ and S_ bz/h1 h both this office, coordinated with SSG _ 54' Quartermaster, frj Baghdad International Airport, IZ who provided copies of the Certificate of Death pertaining to Mr. TALEB, which listed his cause of death as Myocardial Infarction. (See Certificate of Death for details)
About 1140, 21 Aug 03, SA.utilized a Digital Sony Cyber-Shot, 3.2 Mega Pixel b with built in flash and exposed photographs of the victim. There were no identifying tattoos to the victim, but a small 4-inch scar to the left wrist area. (See Photograph packet for details)
Zi 466-1 About 1631, 4 Sep 03, SA_coordinated with 1LT CO, 109 th Area Support Medical Battalion (ASMB), Vermillion, South Dakota 5706 , who was a member of the medical personnel assigned to Abu Ghurayb Prison. 1LT _stated, about 2240, 20 Aug 03, he responded to Mr. TALEB situation. Mr. TALEB was unresponsive, had no pulse, and was not breathing. Mr. TALEB was given an IV and an application of a Defib/Monitor. Cardio Pul ovary Resuscitation (CPR) was conducted for about 25 min after which 1LT_ronounced Mr. TALEB dead at 2300, 20 Aug 03. 1 LT added that preliminary cause of death was myocardial infraction and manner of death was natural. /888/////////////////7/////////////1//////////1/////////LAST ENTRY/0//////////////////////////////////////////////////////
Military Police Detachment (CID)
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3d Military Police Group, USACIDC
Baghdad, Iraq
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Signatur_ Date: 4 Sep 03 Exhibit: _
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CID Regulation )95-1
PAGE 1 OF 1 PAGES
DETAILS

About 1120, 31 May 04, after administrative review, this investigation was
re-opened to further investigate the undetermined death of detainee TALES.

About 1300, 31 May 04, the undersigned extracted a 320th MP BN Serious

Incident Report (SIR), a detainee record and a Record of Identification

Processing pertaining to detainee TALES from the original case file. (See

Documents)

About 1410, 3 Jun 04, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology report 03-369
pertaining to detainee TALEB was received. The report reflected the cause
of detainee TALEB's death to be Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular disease and
the manner of death was natural. /// Last Entry ///

"YPED AGENT'S NAME AND sEQUENCE NUMBER SIGNATU P2G-1 b6-1 DATE 061 202-I b60"/
3A 3 JUN 04
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CID FORM 94-E FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY EXHIBIT 5
I OCT 95_ PROTECTIVE MARKING IS EXCLUDED FROM
AUTOMATIC TERMINATION (Para 13, AR 340-16)

16
(When Data Is Entered)
DATE: 9 SEP 2003

FROM: SAC, 12TH MILITARY POLICE DET (CID)

TO: DIRECTOR, USACRC, USACIDC, FORT BELVOIR, VA
CDR, CIOP-COP-CO, FORT BELVOIR, VA
CDR, 10TH MP BN (CID) (ABN) (FWD) i/OPS//
CDR, 3D MP GROUP (CID) //OPS//
LNO CID, CJTF (FOR FURTHER DISTRIBUTION)

SUBJECT: CID REPORT -211p STATUS/SSI- 0147-03-CID259-61195-
5H9A

DRAFTER: SA

7C-i
RELEASER: SA

UNCLASSIFIED - FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

1. DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS OF OCCURRENCES:

1.
20 AUGUST 2003/2240 HRS - 20 AUGUST 2003/2300 HRS
GRID 38S MB1294/8905, CAMP VIGILIANT, ABU GHURAYB PRISON,
BAGHDAD, IRAQ

2.
DATE/TIME REPORTED: 21 AUGUST 2003, 1100

2. INVESTIGATED BY: SA . al/ MiRad

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4.
SUBJECT: 1. (UNKNOWN); (NFI) [NATURAL DEATH].

5.
VICTIM: 1. TALEB, EMAD KAZEM (DECEASED); MALE; IRAQI;
INTERNMENT SERIAL NUMBER #150186 (NFI); IRAQ [NATURAL
DEATH].

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.

2`4D STATUS :

THIS STATUS REPORT IS GENERATED TO CHANGE THE OFFENSE FROM
UNDETERMINED DEATH TO NATURAL DEATH.

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ON 3 SEP 03, 1LT B CO, 109TH
AREA SUPPORT MEDICAL BATTALION (ASMB), VERMILLION, SOUTH
DAKOTA 57069, TREATED MR. TALES DURING HIS 20 AUG 03

INCIDENT. 1LTIIIIIIIrSTATED THE PRELIMINARY CAUSE OF DEATH
WAS MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND MANNER OF DEATH WAS NATURAL.

INITIAL:

THIS INVESTIGATION WAS INITIATED IAW FRAGO 209, 28 JUN 03,
HQ CJTF-7 (CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS OF ALL DEATHS OF US

PERSONNEL, TO INCLUDE MILITARY AND CIVILIANS, WHICH OCCUR

IN IRAQ AFTER 1 JUL 2003).

THIS OFFICE WAS NOTIFIED BY THE 320 TH MILITARY POLICE (MP)

BATTALION, ABU GHURAYB PRISON, BAGHDAD, IZ OF AN IRAQI

PRISONER, MR. EMAD KAZAN TALES, DIED OF MYOCARDIAL

INFARCTION WHILE DETAINED IN THE PRISON.

PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION REVEALED MR. EMAD KAZEM TALES, A

U.S. ARMY IRAQI DETAINEE, DIED WHILE BEING DETAINED AT ABU
GHURAYB PRISON, BAGHDAD, IRAQ.

INVESTIGATION DISCLOSED MR. TALES WAS TAKEN TO THE PRISON

MEDICS GASPING FOR AIR, BUT WAS BREATHING AND HAD A PULSE.

U.S. ARMY MEDICAL PERSONNEL ATTEMPTED LIFE SAVING
PROCEDURES TO REVIVE MR. TALEB WITHOUT SUCCESS. MR. TALES
WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT APPROXIMATELY 2300, 20 AUGUST 2003,
FROM AN APPARENT HEART ATTACK.

THE CASUALTY LIAISON OFFICER (CLO) FOR THIS MATTER IS CW2
SPECIAL AGENT IN CHARGE, AT DSN 302-550-
1290.

INVESTIGATION CONTINUES BY USACIDC.

7.
COMMANDERS ARE REMINDED OF THE PROVISIONS OF AR 600-8-2
PERTAINING TO SUSPENSION OF FAVORABLE PERSONNEL ACTIONS AND
AR 380-67 FOR THE SUSPENSION OF SECURITY CLEARANCES OF
PERSONS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

8.
CID REPORTS ARE EXEMPT FROM AUTOMATIC TERMINATION OF
PROTECTIVE MARKING IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 3, AR 25-55.

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

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DATE: 22 AUG 2003

FROM: SAC, 1 2TH MILITARY POLICE DET (CID)
TO: DIRECTOR, USACRC, USACIDC, FORT BELVOIR, VA

CDR, CIDP-COP-CO, FORT BELVOIR, VA

CDR, 10' MP EN (CID)(ABN)(FWD) //OPS//

CDR, 3D MP GROUP (CID) //OPS//

LNO CID, CJTF (FOR FURTHER DISTRIBUTION)

SUBJECT: CID REPORT -INITIAL/SSI- 0147-03-CID259-61195-5H9B

DRAFTER: SA tj„,
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RELEASER: S11111111111111111

UNCLASSIFIED - FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

I. DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS OF OCCURRENCES:

1.
20 AUGUST 2003/2240 HRS - 20 AUGUST 2003/2300 HRS
GRID 38S MB1294/8905, CAMP VIGILIANT, ABU GHURAYB PRISON,
BAGHDAD, IRAQ

2.
DATE/TIME REPORTED: 21 AUGUST 2003, 1100

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4.
SUBJECT: 1. (UNKNOWN); (NFI) [UNDETERMINED DEATH].

5.
VICTIM: 1. (DECEASED) TALEB, EMAD KAZEM; MALE; IRAQI;
INTERNMENT SERIAL NUMBER #150186 (NFI); IRAQ [UNDETERMINED
DEATH).

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.

INITIAL;

THIS INVESTIGATION WAS INITIATED IAW FRAGO 209, 28 JUN 03,
HQ CJTF-7 (CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS OF ALL DEATHS OF US
PERSONNEL, TO INCLUDE MILITARY AND CIVILIANS, WHICH OCCUR IN

IRAQ AFTER 1 JUL 2003).

THIS OFFICE WAS NOTIFIED BY THE 320" MILITARY POLICE (MP)

BATTALION, ABU GHURAYB PRISON, BAGHDAD, THAT MR. TALEB, AN

IRAQI US PRISONER, DIED OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WHILE

DETAINED IN THE PRISON.

2
PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION REVEALED MR. EMAD KAZEM TALES, A

U.S. ARMY IRAQI DETAINEE, DIED WHILE BEING DETAINED AT ABU
GHURAYB PRISON, BAGHDAD, IRAQ.

INVESTIGATION DISCLOSED MR. TALES WAS TAKEN TO THE PRISON
MEDICS GASPING FOR AIR, BUT WAS BREATHING AND HAD A PULSE.

U.S. ARMY MEDICAL PERSONNEL, ATTEMPTED LIFE SAVING PROCEDURES
TO REVIVE MR. TALEB WITHOUT SUCCESS. MR. TALEB WAS
PRONOUNCED DEAD AT APPROXIMATELY 2300, 20 AUGUST 2003, FROM
AN APPARENT HEART ATTACK.

• THE CASUALTY LIAISON OFFICER (CLO) FOR THIS MATTER IS CW2 SPECIAL AGENT IN CHARGE, AT DSN 302-550-Kx-lb6;-1 1290.
INVESTIGATION CONTINUES BY USACIDC.

7.
COMMANDERS ARE REMINDED OF THE PROVISIONS OF AR 600-8-2
PERTAINING TO SUSPENSION OF FAVORABLE PERSONNEL ACTIONS AND
AR 380-67 FOR THE SUSPENSION OF SECURITY CLEARANCES OF
PERSONS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

8.
CID REPORTS ARE EXEMPT FROM AUTOMATIC TERMINATION OF
PROTECTIVE MARKING IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 3, AR 25-55.

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

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AGENTS ACTIVITY SSZIARY Control Number (CID Regulation 195-1) 0147-03-CID259-61195
TIME, DATE, AND AGENT_ SUMMARY OF INVESTIGATIVE ACITIVITY
31 May 04_/- About 1120, 31 May 04, after administrative review,
this investigation was re-opened to further

1g761

investigate the undetermined death of detainee TALEB.

About 1300, 31 May 04, the undersigned extracted a
320th MP EN Serious Incident Report (SIR), a detainee
record and a Record of Identification Processing
pertaining to detainee TALEB from the original case
file. (See Documents)

Dispatched 1 51 Supplemental.
3 Jun 04 About 1410, 3 Jun 04, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology report 03-369 pertaining to detainee TALEB was received. The report reflected the cause of detainee TALEB's death to be Arteriosclerotic .t Cardiovascular disease and the manner of death was natural.
Dispatched 2nd Supplemental and Final Supplemental.
File Closed

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SIMARY OF INVESTIGATIVE ACITIVITY
This office was by the 320th Military Police (MP)
Battalion, Abu Ghurayb Prison, Baghdad, IZ of an Iraqi
Prisoner, Mr. Emad Kazam TALES, died of Myocardial
Infarction while detained in the prison.

SA and SA , coordinated with

54th

SSG Quartermaster,
Bagh ad International Airport, IZ who provided conies
of the Certificate of Death, which listed the cause of
death as Myocardial Infarction. (See Certificate of
Death for details)

SA 111111ffutilized a Digital Sony Cyber-Shot, 3.2
Mega Pixel with built in flash and exposed photographs
of the victim. There were no identifying tattoos to
the victim, but a small 4-inch scar to the left wrist
area. (See Photograph packet for details)

Obtained Record and Major Case prints of victims.
Victim was brought to Mortuary affairs while agents
were processing a different victim. Obtained SIR and
supporting documents, from on scene MA personnel.
Prepared ca ile and INITIAL. Briefed SAC. INITIAL
to SAC for review. Pending photo packet and
interview MEDICAL Personnel.

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Ca led Abu Ghraib Prison to talk with Dr. Dr.

does not work at the Abu Grah n anymore.

he current contact number for Dr. new location
was not available. Left a message for the number and
new location of Dr.11111Pbe relayed to this office
ASAP.

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Call d Ghraib Prison and received the number for Dr. new location with the 400`'' MP EN. (DSN 559-1702)tv h63
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stated Dr was not in the area. Left a
message for Dr. o contact this office.

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Called 400th MP BN and Dr. s not in the area
Left another..message for Dr. to contact this
office.

s not in the area due
to meetings. SGT suggested to try back on 2
Sep 03.

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kra i7VAO Called 400iN and spoke with SGT who stated Dr.
should be available and around the
phone at 11(0 2 Sep 03.

Called 400th MP BN and spoke with Dr.. Dr. imp
stated he stop ed working at Abu Ghraib Prison before
20 Au 03. Dr. suggested verification with SFC

or Dr. to find out who the medical
treatment personnel was.

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Called Abu Ghraib Prison and was informed SFCgr
was gone on a mission and would not be available 1
10 Sep 03. Asked to speak with Dr.j
was not available. Left a message or r.
contact this office.

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not t Mr. TALES due to arriving ost 20 Aug 03.
Dr. suggested to talk with SGT for
information on who treated Mr. TALEB. 0 .0

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Abu Ghraib Prison and asked to speak with SGT
SGT as not available. Left a
message for SG,T o contact this office.

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21 Aug 03 1100
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Undetermined Death
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VICTIM Detainee TALES, Emad Kazem NDRS 150186

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CASE DESCRIPTION ABOUT 1100, 21 AUG 03, THE 320TH MP BN, BCCF,

REPORTED DETAINEE TALEB DIED WHILE IN THE CUSTODY OF U.S. FORCES AT THE BCCF.
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