Emails between Army Officer and General McNeil re: KnightRidder Newspaper Request for Interview

Request from KnightRidder Newspapers for an interview with Gen. McNeill about the Commander's Inquiry he ordered into the deaths of two (2) detainees at the Bagram Collection Point in December 2002. One of the detainees was found in his cell, hanging from the ceiling by his arms, badly bruised. This death was declared a homicide.

Doc_type: 
Email
Doc_date: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2005
Doc_rel_date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Doc_text: 

I-7'6/1 leek, 3 -I-
0-1 4111i
From: COL - PAO
Sent: 1.1111°_igust 16, 004 2:28 PM
To: - FORSCOM CG
Cc: OL - SJA- OL - CG X0• OL
Subject: FW:nig tRidder Request

Sir,

Note below requeigti

om Knight-Ridder.

4101111!Need to &-o-g-w e\we stand on investigation.

Vr, Mir

i

Original Message
From: [krwashington.com]

[mailto
Seni-19 PM

Monda , August 16,
To:irscom.army.mi
Subjec : nigi

idder Request

Dear Col. OM'

My colleague, .111111111.1111/1 sends hk_s regards and suggested I direct this request to you. I am hoping you can sent up an inte vi w with Gen. McNeill to talk about the publicly releasable information related to the mmander's Inquiry he ordered into the deaths of two detainees, 1111M111111andallinia, a —the Bagram Collection Point in December 2002. It is likely the general will remember the i cidept. One of the detainees, dillM111111111 was found dead in his cell, hanging from the c by his arms, his body badly bruised. Officers familiar with Gen. McNeill's in and the CID report saidallOOMMilahad been hanging in that position "for days." LTC the army pathologist who conducted the autopsy classifed the death as homocide and at least four MI interrogators and MP soldiers were titled for abuse.
Best regards,

KnightRidder Newspapers

Washington Bureau

700 12th Street, NW

SUite 1000
Washin ton, DC 20005-3994

(202)i(direct)

(408) 41111111111111 (mobile)

KNIGHTRIDDER NEWSPAPERS: Detroit Free Press * Miami Herald Philadelphia Inquirer * San
Jose Mercury News * Kansas City Star * Fort Worth Star-Teleg am *',St. Paul Pioneer Press *
Aberdeen American News * Akron Beacon Journal * Belleville Ne s Depocrat * The (Biloxi)
Sun Herald * Bradenton Herald * The Charlotte Observer * The olUmbia) State * Columbus
Ledger-Enquirer * Contra Costa Newspapers * Duluth News Tribun * The (Fort
Wayne) News-Sentinel * Grand Forks Herald * Lexington Herald L;lacier * The Macon
Telegraph * el Nuevo Herald * The (Monterey County) Herald * Ttie (Myrtle Beach) Sun News

* The Olathe Daily News * Philadelphia Daily News * The (San allis bispo) Tribune * (State
College) Centre Daily Times * Tallahassee Democrat * The Wichita E le * The (Wilkes-
Barre) Times Leader

g6
118
tet,,Vv,
DODDOA 026322

From: OL - PAO
Sent: 111/111"

Igust 16, 2004 5:03 PM
To: M .Neill Ilan K. GEN - FORSCOM CG
Cc: OL - SJA
Subject: RE: KnightRidder Request

Roger Sir, o you...

Original Messagei
From: McNeill, Dan K. GE N - F RSCOM CG
Sent: Mondai

i1

Au us 16, 2004 :55 PM
To:iOL , PAO
Cc:i JA
Subj- . • . 'nig•er Request

Roger. Within the proprieties of du process, am willing to talk with the reporter at some
point.i

DKMc

i0 ina.i

ei
From:iL - PAO
Sent: on ay, August 16, 2004 2:28 PM
To: M Neill Dan K. GEN'- FORSCOM CG
Cc:i- SJA; - CG XO;
Subject: FW:.:„KnightRidder Request

Sir,

Note below request from Knight-Ridder.

ENNeed to know where we stand on investigato

i

Original Messagei
From: 011111111.111111111 [mai lt o :4111.11111Wrwashingtom.zom]
Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 1:19 PM
To: IMUMMOMM000forscom.army.mil
Subject: KnightRidder Request

Dear Collin"

My colleague, immommuk sends his regards and suggeste I direct this request to you.
I am hoping you can sent up an interview with Gen. McNelll to talk about the publicly
releasable information related to the Commander's Ing4y h ordered into the deaths of

two detainees,...111.1. and.... at the Bagram Col ect on Point in December 2002. It
is likely the general will remember the incident. One of the atainees, 1111111111111 was
found dead in his cell, hanging from the ceiling by his arms, i.S.',.,body badly bruised.
Officers familiar with Gen. McNeill's in uiry and the CID repo t said $ had been

i
hanging in that position "for days." LTC th. army pathologist who
conducted the autopsy classifed the death as a homocide and at 1 ast four MI interrogators
and MP soldiers were titled for abuse.

Best regards,

411110111111110

KnightRidder Newspapers

Washington Bureau

700 12th Street, NW

Suite 1000

116 000 O9

DODDOA 026323

Washin ton, DC 20005-3994
(202)i(direct)
(408) UMW (mobile)
KNIGHTRIDDER NEWSPAPERS: Detroit Fr Press * Miami Herald * Philadelphia Inquirer * San
Jose Mercury News * Kansas City St ort Worth Star-Telegram * St. Paul Pioneer Press *
Aberdeen American News * Akron Be rnal * Belleville News Democrat * The (Biloxi)

Sun Herald * Bradenton Herald * The Char to Observer * The (Columbia) State * Columbus
Ledger-Enquirer * Contra Costa Newspape Duluth News Tribune * The (Fort
Wayne) News-Sentinel * Grand Forks He Lexington Herald Leader * The Macon
Telegraph * el Nuevo Herald * The (Mo unty) Herald * The (Myrtle Beach) Sun News

* The Olathe Daily News * Philadelphia Dai s * The (San Luis Obispo) Tribune * (State
College) Centre Daily Times * Tallahassee De t * The Wichita Eagle * The (Wilkes-
Barre) Times Leader

000910
117
4, 4
DODDOA 026324

Doc_nid: 
2761
Doc_type_num: 
67