CID Report Executive Summary (Death): 0038-04-CID789-83988

Executive summary of investigation into the cause of death of Abbas Alwan Fadil, a detainee at Abu Ghraib prison, Iraq. Autopsy of the detainee was pending at the time of the summary. The preliminary examination "revealed no signs of trauma or injury."

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Investigative File
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Thursday, May 20, 2004
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Monday, April 4, 2005
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Executive Summary

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
FU] REPORTED DEATH OF A IRAQI DETAINEE — BAGHDAD CORRECTIONAL AND CONFINEMENT FACILITY, BAGHDAD, IRAQ [USACIDC]: Self-initiated. On 19 May 04, CID was notified of the death of a detainee. On 18 May 04, an Iraqi detainee was admitted to the detainee ward for abdominal pain. The detainee was coughing up blood and his vital signs were slightly elevated. The detainee was stabilized and under close observation of medical personnel. About 0800, 19 May 04, the detainee began having breathing problems and was subsequently transported to the emergency room, where life-saving measures were performed, but unsuccessful. A preliminary examination of the body revealed no signs of trauma or injury. An autopsy of the detainee is pending. Investigation continues by Army CID.
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