Skip to comments.Ex-Guantanamo Commander Convicted of Lying About Man’s Death
Posted on 01/18/2020 9:48:26 PM PST by Rebelbase
A former commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay was convicted Friday of interfering with an investigation into the death of a civilian with whom the commander had fought and argued over his affair with the man's wife.
A federal jury in Jacksonville convicted Navy Capt. John R. Nettleton on charges of obstruction of justice, concealing material facts, falsifying records and making false statements.
Nettleton was removed from command shortly after civilian Christopher Tur was found floating in the waters off the base on the southeastern coast of Cuba in January 2015. Nettleton had commanded the base since June 2012, but not the detention center where suspected terrorists are held.
Nettleton wasn't charged with Tur's death. He could get 75 years, but sentencing guidelines suggest his term will be significantly less.
Nettleton dishonored his oath and impeded the investigation into a civilians tragic death, preventing much needed closure for the family and friends of the deceased, Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski said after the verdict, according to The Florida Times-Union. Todays verdict demonstrates the departments steadfast commitment to holding accountable those who abuse their positions of public trust and obstruct justice.
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“You’re G_______d right I ordered the Code Red!”
Nothing to do with anything official LOL!
Strange, though, I admit.
“You can’t handle the truth!”
My opinion of the officer corp of the U.S. armed forces has diminished over the last ten years.
This one was allegedly a love triangle, but there are some other unsolved ones.
Every time a man thinks with the head of his d*** all it does is get him into trouble.
I don’t understand.
He was just lying about sex. Everyone lies about sex. There is nothing wrong about that.
It’s settled law!
First thing I thought of too!
You beat me too it!
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