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IRAQ: Marine at job interview allegedly told of killing

March 20, 2008 |  7:12 am


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