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Four US soldiers charged with murder of Iraqi general

[JURIST] Four US soldiers were charged Monday with murder and dereliction of duty in the death of an Iraqi general during questioning last November. The four Army soldiers face life in prison if convicted.

Iraqi Major General Abed Hamed Mowhoush was asphyxiated by chest compression on November 26, 2003, around the time of his interrogation by the soldiers. Read a US military press release from November 27, 2003, indicating that Mowhoush had "died of natural causes". AP has more.

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