US Soldier convicted in gang-initiati...

US Soldier convicted in gang-initiation beating death near Germ...

There are 5 comments on the Newsday story from Feb 26, 2009, titled US Soldier convicted in gang-initiation beating death near Germ.... In it, Newsday reports that:

A U.S. soldier has been found guilty of participating in gang initiation rituals that caused the beating death of another soldier near a base in Germany.

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Bronx, NY

#1 Feb 26, 2009
All that and all he gets is 42 months?
Hate Jay-C

Virginia Beach, VA

#3 Feb 26, 2009
Jay-C eazy wrote:
he should do life with no chance for parole. how is this bringing justice to the family who lost a brother/uncle/cousin. this is terrible. i understand it was a gang initiation, but this kid did not deserve to die, and now his killer will do 42 months in jail in which he'll do like 35 months.
I'll bet he's black.


#4 Apr 7, 2009
Hate Jay-C wrote:
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I'll bet he's black.
And i'll bet you're an ignorant POS!

Virginia Beach, VA

#5 Apr 7, 2009
No,,I'll bet he's BLACK too and I'd win that bet! It's not ignorant to speak the truth. Have to say this is a total miscarriage of justice. There is no way this makes up for the taking of a life. Should have been the firing squad!
Ron C

Powell, OH

#6 Apr 7, 2009
How is this any different from what US soldiers do on a daily basis to Iraqi's that don't want their country occupied by a foreign power?

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