In a related development, the US Marine Corps may be preparing unspecified charges against more four Marines arising out of a US military probe of seven Marines and one Navy corpsman charged [JURIST report] in June with murdering an unarmed man in Hamdania and then placing a rifle and shovel near his body to make him look like an insurgent preparing a roadside bomb. Defense coordinator Lt. Col. Colby Vokey said that he learned of the new charges when the military told him to find attorneys for the men. The military has not said whether the new charges will be connected to the Hamdania death or other incidents uncovered in the investigation. AP has more.
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