Monday, October 31, 2011

Behenna Makes Last-Ditch Appeal To Military

Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman reports from Washington that, "In what could be his last chance to gain a new trial, Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna is asking the top military appeals court to set aside his conviction of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone.

"If the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, based in Washington, declines to hear the Edmond native's case, he will have no more legal avenues to pursue. Behenna, 28, is serving a 15-year sentence at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas for killing an Iraqi man."

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