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May 14, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-35
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHARGES AGAINST SOLDIER REFERRED TO COURT-MARTIAL
BAGHDAD - Lt. Gen. Thomas F. Metz, commanding general of III Corps, referred charges against Specialist Jeremy Sivits on May 5 to a special court-martial empowered to adjudge a Bad Conduct Discharge.
Sivits is charged with conspiracy to maltreat subordinates (detainees); dereliction of duty for negligently failing to protect detainees from abuse, cruelty and maltreatment; and maltreatment of detainees.
The court-martial of Specialist Sivits is set for May 19 at the courtroom in the Convention Center in Baghdad.
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