Afghan massacre suspect upset at fourth tour: lawyer




 
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Afghan massacre suspect upset at fourth tour: lawyer
 
March 16th, 2012  
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Afghan massacre suspect upset at fourth tour: lawyer
SEATTLE (Reuters) - The U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians was upset at having to do a fourth tour of duty in a war zone and was likely suffering from stress after seeing colleagues wounded, his defense lawyer said on Thursday. Seattle defense attorney John Henry Browne said the 38-year-old staff sergeant accused of gunning down children and families on Sunday had already been wounded twice in three tours in Iraq and had been told he would not be sent back to a war zone. "He and his family were told that his tours in the Middle East were over. ...




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