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A U.S. Army Green Beret has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting a man he described as a terrorist suspect while serving in Afghanistan in 2010.
Major Matthew Golsteyn learned Thursday morning that he was being charged with “premeditated murder, a death penalty offense,” his attorney Philip Stackhouse tweeted, according to ABC News.
The article goes on to state the following:
Golsteyn, who has been investigated by the military since 2011, has said the man he shot was a bomb-maker working for the Taliban. He maintains that he did not violate rules of engagement in the shooting death.
This morning we learned that the Army charged MAJ Matt Golsteyn w/ premeditated murder, a death penalty offense for allegedly killing a Taliban bomb-maker during combat operations in Marjah, Afghanistan. @MilitaryTimes @ArmyTimes @NavyTimes @washingtonpost @TaskandPurpose
— MilitaryDefender (@MilitaryDefendr) December 13, 2018
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