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US: Detainee dies in US custody in Iraq

Associated Press [1]
Monday, December 15, 2008

BAGHDAD – The U.S. military says a detainee has died of an apparent heart attack while in custody at a U.S. detention facility in Baghdad.

Monday’s statement says the 25-year-old man was pronounced dead by doctors at a combat hospital after losing consciousness at Camp Cropper.

The military did not release the name or nationality of the detainee, nor did it say why he was being held.

Full story here. [1]