More U.S. Soldiers Charged With Urinating On Taliban Corpses
Two more Marines face charges because of a YouTube video showing American troops urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan.
The Marine Corps announced Friday that Sgt. Robert W. Richards faces charges including dereliction of duty and violating orders. Military prosecutors say he filmed himself and others urinating on the corpses.
Capt. James V. Clement faces charges that include conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman for failing to properly supervise junior Marines and making false statements to investigators.
A hearing for Richards and Clement will be held at Camp Lejeune to determine if there evidence to proceed to a court martial.
Two other Marines pleaded guilty in the case that gained international attention and were sentenced to reductions in rank.