New York Times, Army Seeking Death Penalty in Massacre of 16 Afghans
By KIRK JOHNSON
Published: December 19, 2012

“The United States Army will seek the death penalty against Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday. Sergeant Bales’s court-martial will consider 16 counts of premeditated murder, six counts of attempted murder and seven counts of assault, among other charges, but no trial date was set…”

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