02 Aug '13, 6pm

Army lieutenant sentenced to 20 years for Afghan killings.

Related Army lieutenant found guilty of murder, other charges for actions in Afghanistan Army officer may face murder charges from Afghan village incident Soldiers testify at court-martial that lieutenant ordered fatal shootings Soldiers who shot Afghan man testify that platoon leader ordered them to fire 1st Lt. Clint Lorance defendoursoldier.com An 82nd Airborne Division officer was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for ordering his men to kill Afghan civilians who rode near the unit during a foot patrol last summer. A 10-member jury of military officers convicted 1st Lt. Clint Lorance on two counts of murder and other charges related to a pattern of threatening and intimidating actions toward Afghans as commander of an infantry platoon. Before he was sentenced, Lorance told the jury he respected the verdict. "I take full responsibility for the actions of my men o...

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