DOD Memo: Re: Death of Detainee Hassan Hardan Rakad, Abu Ghraib, Iraq, December 18, 2005 ("Natural")

This document is a Department of Defense (DOD) email Memo discussing the death of Hassan Hardan Rakad, a 66-year-old Iraqi detainee. Mr. Rakad, a 66-year-old Iraqi detainee, was taken in to custody on October 4, 2005, and held at Abu Ghraib prison. Mr. Rakad suffered from several medical conditions. Mr. Raked had a history of coronary & vascular heart disease. He was operated on, but his post operative recovery period was complicated by a scrotal hematoma and a heart attack. Mr. Rakad died during treatment in the ICU, with a preliminary cause of death noted as a natural death caused by "multi-system organ failure."

Doc_type: 
Non-legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Friday, November 18, 2005
Doc_rel_date: 
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Doc_handwriting: 
No
Doc_nid: 
10923
Doc_type_num: 
63