CID Report (Death): 0322-04-CID259-80333-5H9B; Ajimi Berra Al Khattab, Baghdad Central Confinement Facility (BCCF), Abu Ghraib, Iraq, November 11, 2003

This is a CID investigation in to the death of Ajimi Berra Al Khattab, a former Major General in Command of Iraq's 6th Armored Division, Basara, Iraq; former Commander of Iraq's III Corps; High ranking Baa'th Party Member; and part of Saddam Hussain's inner Circle. Mr. Khattab was captured on July 2, 2003 and considered a "High Value" detainee. He was one of the first prisoners to be held at the Baghdad Central Confinement Facility (BCCF), Abu Ghraib, Iraq, following the American takeover of the facility. There are few records or documents related to his interrogation & confinement, but some are present in this Report. Ajimi Berra Al Khattab is reported to have died of an apparent heart attack at BCCF on November 11, 2004, while undergoing interrogation, however, the investigation could not find any accurate records of his death in existence. This CID investigation was initiated to find authoritative documentation of Mr. Khattab's death. The investigation pursued all leads, and all to no avail. The investigation finally concludes with the following, "To date, this office has made numerous attempts to locate documentation which would provide further details as to the circumstances surrounding Mr. KHATTAB's death. All efforts have met with no avail. No more investigative activity is anticipated at this time. Should additional information be brought to light at a later time, this office will reopen this investigation."

Monday, October 11, 2004
Thursday, January 13, 2011