US soldier charged in civilian deaths accepts plea bargain: report

[JURIST] Specialist Jeremy Morlock has accepted a plea agreement offered by US Army [official website] prosecutors, according to a Washington Post report [text] Wednesday. Under the agreement, Morlock, charged [JURIST report] in June in the deaths of three Afghan civilians in separate incidents between January and May, agreed to offer testimony against 10 fellow defendants in exchange for receiving a maximum sentence of 24 years imprisonment. A military judge is expected to review the agreement at Morlock’s court-martial, at which…

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