Skip to comments.U.S. official: Bales to be charged with 17 counts of murder
Posted on 03/22/2012 5:07:43 PM PDT by ColdOne
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will be charged with 17 counts of murder and six counts of assault and attempted murder related to a March 11 shooting spree in Afghanistan, a senior U.S. defense official said Thursday.
The charges are expected to be announced Friday. The official could not explain why the count is now 17, when 16 have been reported killed in the incident.
Bales' lawyer, John Henry Browne, told CNN that he did not respond to leaks and that he would not comment before seeing the charges against his client.
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maybe one of them was with baby
I bet EVERY house has a book instructing them to MURDER US in any way possible!
If only he had shouted “Allahu Akbar!” while taking care of business he’d be a hero.
“I bet EVERY house has a book instructing them to MURDER US in any way possible!”
And the MSM is painting Sgt. Robert Bales to be the terrorist.
And the Obama Rules of Engagement prohibit our troops from hunting down the real terrorists.
Maybe the government realized they screwed the pooch with no evidence collected concerning the 16. So they just made one up concerning someone else.
This Bales is my hero.
There’s so much more to this story.
If true, Bales needs to be executed by a firing squad.
Classify it “workplace violence” and give him an admin discharge.
I wonder what kind of evidence they are going to have? They didn’t know how many were killed, and the bodies were buried in a hasty manner (within 24 hours). One would think islam would have leeway for things like this, but I guess not.
If he killed enemy combatants, fine.
If he murdered innocent civilians, a firing squad would be fitting. Quite dignified, even.
Do you think you will ever know the Truth about what happened? If Bales is executed, he shouldn’t go down alone. This should go all the way up the chain of command to Barry Soetoro who doesn’t care what happens to our soldiers. We are fighting someone else’s war on humanity - keep the world in chaos and then the peasants will beg for a One World savior. Decimate the morale,sap the strength of our troops, impossible rules of engagement. Yeah,let’s execute Sgt. Bales and give all the rest of the Thug Goons in high places a pass once again.
YAY! Another Obama supporter speaks!
Who can even guess what the truth is? For starters, I'd like to know how many were killed by Bales, and how many were shot/killed/burned for "good measure" after he departed the scene. What a mess.
I doubt we’ll ever know the exact truth but I want him to have a fair trial in the United States, preferably civilian but at least here.
You're either a crazed military hater, or just a leftist infiltrator trying to make conservatives look like lunatics.
In either case, you do NOT speak for any rational, sane, or patriotic person on this forum.
If Bales is guilty, he should be punished to the full extent of military law. If Bales is guilty, he makes every soldier look bad, and more importantly has put every one of our troops in Afghanistan at greater risk, and this you think makes him a hero.
Now go ahead and call me an Obama supporter, and make yourself look like even more of a fool than you already have.
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