Preliminary Autopsy Report: Saad Mohammed Abdullah, Abu Ghraib, Iraq (Natural Death) (0036-04-CID259-80151) (Death Certificate Included)

Autopsy No: ME 04-101; Saad Mohammed Abdullah, a 54-year-old male Iraqi civilian was a detainee at Abu Ghraib prison. He was brought to the main gate unconscious. Earlier in the day of his death, detainee had complained about an inability to urinate. Other detainees reported the detainee was dizzy and nauseated prior to losing consciousness. Cause of Death: Acute Peritonitis secondary to Perforating Gastric Ulcer. Manner of Death: Natural.

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Medical
Doc_date: 
Saturday, February 28, 2004
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Sunday, April 17, 2005
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ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY
Office of theArmed Forces Medical Examiner
1413 Research Blvd., Bldg. 102

Rockville, MD 20850 1-800-944-7912

PRELIMINARY AUTOPSY REPORT
Name:r)(6l-4 Autopsy No.: ME 04-101
SSAN:,--___________ AFIP No.: Pending Date ofBirth:· BTB 1 JAN 1950 Rank: Iraqi Civilian Date ofDeath: 19 FEB 2004 Place of Death: Abu Ghraib Prison Date ofAutopsy: 28 FEB 2004 Place of Autopsy: BIAP Mortuary Date of Report: 28 FEB 2004 Baghdad Airport, Iraq
Circumstances of Death: This believed to be 54 year old Iraqi male civilian was a detainee of the U.S. Armed Forces at Camp Ghanci, Abu Ghraib Prison, Iraq, when he was brought to the main gate unconscious by other detainees. The decedent reported an inability to urinate to medics earlier on the day of his death. When brought to the gate the other detainees reported the decedent was dizzy and nauseated prior to losing consciousness.
Authorization for Autopsy: Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner, lAW 10 USC 1471.
Identification: Identification is established by visual examination by CID agents.
CAUSE OF DEATH: Acute Peritonitis secondary to Perforating Gastric Ulcer.
MANNER OF DEATH: Natural
PRELIMINARY AUTOPSY DIAGNOSES:
I. Acute Peritonitis secondary to Gastric Ulcer Perforation
A. Perforating gastric ulcer of pyloric region of the stomach associated with 900 mls of purulent ascites and fibrinous exudate on the surface of the intestines, liver and spleen.
II. Mild atherosclerosis of the right coronary artery « 25% stenosis).
III. Dense fibrous adhesions ofthe left lung to the parietal pleura of the left hemithorax.
These findings are preliminary, and subject to modification pending further investigation and laboratory testing.
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IV.
Mild decomposition;

V.
Toxicology pending.

MAJMCUSA Deputy Medical Examiner
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3295
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72