Detainee dies at Camp Bucca
CAMP BUCCA, Iraq -- A 43-year-old male security detainee died this morning at Camp Bucca.
Detainees from his compound carried the unconscious detainee to the compound gate and notified the guards. The detainee was not breathing and the medical staff immediately began CPR.
The medical staff transported the detainee to the field hospital located on Camp Bucca where he died after all life-saving efforts failed to resuscitate him.
The cause of death appears to have been a heart attack. .
The remains will be transferred to the family in accordance with standard procedure.
TEXT PROVIDED BY THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER FOR TASK FORCE 134 (DETAINEE OPERATIONS). For more information, contact LTC GUY RUDISILL AT GUY.RUDISILL@IRAQ.CENTCOM.MIL.
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