Executive Summary: Death of Manadel Al-Jamadi

Document provides an executive summary of the death of a detainee, Manadal Al-Jamadi. Mr. Jamadi was pronounced dead at Abu Ghuraib prison on November 5, 2003. The executive summary is dated November 5, 2003 and states that "[w]hen MANADAL's body was examined, it showed recent signs of a struggle and had bruises along with a swollen right eye." It also states that the "[i]nvestigation continues by CID." Copies of the death certificate in English and Arabic are attached.

Doc_type: 
Non-legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Monday, December 1, 2014
Doc_rel_date: 
Monday, January 13, 2014
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C05951564
lAP.PROVED FOR RELEASE DATE: 06-Sep-2013
S E C R E T
l December 2003
EXEC{]TIVE SUMMARY .
[SECRET] DEATH OF DETAINEE- AL OAIM. IRAQ [USACIDCl: Self-Initiated.
On 26 Nov 03, MG Abed Hamed MOWHOUSH, formerly an Iraqi air defense
general officer, died during an interview by U.S. Army Military
Intelligence soldiers. MOWHOUSH was being interviewed using •stress
techniques, • and reportedly c.omplained he did not feel well and
subsequently lost consciousness. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation was
initiated, but was ineffectiVe. According .to the on-site surgeon it
appeared MOWHOUSH died of natural causes. However, an examination of
MOWHOUSH's remains by a CID Forensic Science Officer revealed fresh
pattern contusions.·to his torso. This evidence of blunt-forc;e trauma
led CID to ques.tion the· circumstances· of the death. Investigation
revealed MOWHOUSH was interviewed another governmental organization on
24 and 25 Nov 03. An autopsy of MOWHOUSH by the Armed Forces Medical
Examination is scheduled for 1 Dec 03.
All information related to this matter is law enforcement sensitive and ·should be
restricted. Any premature release of case sensitive information could jeopardize the
investigation anci affect successful prosecution. The information is protected by the
Privacy Act. Law and regulation may not disclose it to any person or organization
outside the Department of Def~se without the individual's authorization anq prior
approval of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Ccmmand.
DOA

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9677
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63