NCIS Report (Death): 08JAN07-24IZ-0008-7HMA/C; Sadik Abdullah Saoud, Barwanah, Iraq, January 8, 2007

This is an NCIS investigation into the death of Sadik Abdullah Saoud, and Iraqi civilian who died while being placed in to custody by Battalion Landing Team 2/4 (2/4 "G" Co.), out of Expedition Observation Post (EOP) Playboy Mansion, Barwana, Iraq on January 8, 2007. Mr. Saoud's vehicle was on the "Be On The Lookout (BOLO) List" when it was spotted pulling out of a driveway. The vehicle was stopped, and Mr. Saoud was placed in to custody and Flex-cuffed after being taken to the ground. Mr. Saoud was then seated on the curb following his arrest, to await further processing when he suffered an apparent heart attack. The heart attack was witnessed by soldiers and civilians. Medics were called and CPR was administered, but failed to revive him. This file contains an Investigative Action Report (Jan. 22, 2007), which includes statements from several family members who were present during the arrest. There is a statement from a doctor who examined Mr. Saoud at his autopsy. He indicates that there were two (2) injuries to Mr. Saoud's head. Another statement claims that the Mr. Saoud was beaten by the Marines who had him in custody at the scene. Attachments redacted under NCIS Deleted Page Information Sheet.

Investigative File
Monday, January 22, 2007
Thursday, January 20, 2011