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IRAQ: Marine at job interview allegedly told of killing


Marine Sgt. Ryan G. Weemer, called back to active duty to face the charges, was charged Tuesday by the military with murder and dereliction of duty in the killing of a prisoner on Nov. 9, 2004.

The case began when Weemer, as part of an interview for a Secret Service job, allegedly mentioned killing prisoners in Fallouja.

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— Tony Perry in Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Photo: Marines conduct a search of a Fallouja home in a 2004 battle against insurgents. Credit: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

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