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Murder case against former Green Beret will proceed to court-martial


Added 05-16-19 12:18:02am EST - “The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected? Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a? trial by general court-martial, Army officia?” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “Murder case against former Green Beret will proceed to court-martial”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a trial by general court-martial, Army officials said Wednesday.

Maj. Mathew Golsteyn’s case was referred to trial by Lt. Gen. Francis M. Beaudette, the commanding general for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, officials said.

“U.S. Army Special Operations Command adheres to the Uniformed Code of Military Justice and the procedures therein which safeguards the rights of the accused and serves the interests of justice,” the Army Special Operations Command said in a statement.

Golsteyn has faced years of on-and-off Army investigations over the alleged premeditated killing during his third deployment to Afghanistan with the 3rd Special Forces Group. Two Marines working with his unit during an intense battle in Marja were killed by booby-trapped explosives during that time.

Golsteyn, who held the rank of captain at the time of the killing, and his men later found a suspected Taliban bombmaker who was not on a list of targets U.S. forces were cleared to kill. The man refused to talk with investigators.

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