NCIS Report (Death): 02OCT04-MEBJ-0437-7HMA; Muhammed Numan Nahar, Camp Al Qaim, Iraq, Oct. 2, 2004

This is an NCIS investigation of the death of Muhammed Numan Nahar, a 71 year old Iraqi national who died at Camp Al Qaim on October 2, 2004. Mr. Nahar was captured near the Syrian Boarder and taken to Camp Al Qaim for detention and interrogation. While in detention, Mr. Nahar complained of stomach pains and weakness. During the overnight from October 1-2, 2004 Mr. Nahar was in his cell, (Cell "N"), complaining of stomach pains and vomiting. A doctor and corpsman were called to render aid. After an exam, Mr. Nahar was left for the night. Mr. Nahar was observed in distress and requesting water in the early morning hours of October 2nd. At 12:50 pm Mr. Nahar was found dead in his cell. This file contains: 1) Investigative Action: Results of Death Scene Examination, (Oct. 5, 2004); 2) Investigative Action: Results of Interview, (Oct. 5, 2004); 3) Investigative Action: Results of Interview, (Oct. 5, 2004); and 4) Investigative Action: Receipt of Documentation, (Dec. 24, 2004). File attachments redacted by an NCIS Redacted Page Information Sheet. This file includes a sketch and seven (7) photos of the death scene; Sworn Statements of the Marines on duty and who interacted with Mr. Nahar, and eventually found Mr. Nahar deceased; statements from Mr. Nahar's sons; and the Death Certificate and Final Autopsy Report. Cause of Death: Acute Peritonitis due to perforating Gastric Ulcer; Manner of Death: Natural.

Doc_type: 
Investigative File
Doc_date: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Thursday, January 20, 2011
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No
Doc_nid: 
10799
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66