NCIS Report (Death): 05JAN06-MEBJ-0015-7HMA; Adnan Eid Abbass, Camp Korean Village, Iraq, January 4, 2006

This is an NCIS investigation into the death of Adnan Eid Abbass, an Iraqi national who died in the custody of USMC while being transported to the Detention Facility at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Camp Korean Village, Iraq. Mr. Abbass was one of several men arrested for suspected insurgent activity and being transported in the back of a Highly-Mobil Multi-Wheeled Vehicle (Highback) to FOB Korean Village for detention and interrogation. When the Highback arrived at the FOB, Mr. Abbass was discovered deceased of apparent natural causes. This file contains a handwritten Sworn Statement from a soldier with 1st Platoon, 2nd Force, Recon, the unit that captured Mr. Abbass, placed him in the Highback and transported him to FOB Camp Korean Village. The soldier states, "I do not know why Abbas died, but I do know that none of us in my command did anything to him. He seemed fine when loading him into the vehicle and I did not hear or see him make any sound or movement while we were riding to Korean Village." Attachments redacted under NCIS Deleted Page Information Sheet.

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Thursday, January 5, 2006
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