Monday, January 30, 2012

//NEWS: Update- Wuterich Receives No Jail time for Haditha Murders

I guess I somehow missed this, but here it is. Proof that not even the best legal and political systems can serve their  functions fully:

US Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich (AFP Photo / Sandy Huffaker)

"After agreeing to a plea bargain on Monday, Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich expected a sentence of 90 days in jail for slaughtering civilians during a 2005 massacre in Iraq. On Tuesday that term was nixed, and now the confessed killer will only be demoted."