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'You are a disgrace to your Purple Heart': Navy SEAL gets year in military prison for murder of Green Beret in Africa who was 'bound with duct tape and choked' after he accused colleagues of bringing prostitutes back to base
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Navy SEAL Adam Matthews pleaded guilty to hazing, assault, and conspiracy to obstruct justice in the death of Army Staff Sergeant Logan Melgar

  • One other SEAL Team 6 member and two Marines were charged with murder

  • Investigators say they burst into Melgar's room, duct taped and choked him

  • Matthews plea deal saw murder and involuntary manslaughter charges dropped

  • It was in exchange for his testimony against another Navy SEAL and two Marines

  • Melgar had accused them of bringing prostitutes back to the safe house and skimming cash from a fund used to pay local informants

  • The mother of the Green Beret who died told Matthews: 'You are a disgrace to your Purple Heart'

  • The other Navy SEAL charged is Petty Officer 1st Class Anthony E. DeDolph

  • Two Marines, Gunnery Sgt. Mario ¬≠Madera-Rodriguez and Staff Sgt. Kevin Maxwell, were also charged

Posted by: Skidmark 2019-05-18
http://www.rantburg.com/poparticle.php?ID=541240