Guantanamo Detainee Found Dead

Via Reuters: The military has announced a Guantanamo detainee was found dead today:

"While conducting routine checks, Joint Task Force-Guantanamo guards found the detainee unconscious and unresponsive. The guards immediately performed first aid and summoned medical personnel to the scene," the Southern Command said in a news release Monday.

Medics tried to revive him and took him to the base hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the release said. His remains will be returned home after an autopsy, it said.

The Southern Command's press release is here.

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    Well, that's one way to get out and go home... (5.00 / 1) (#1)
    by unitron on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 10:10:34 PM EST
    ...regardless of whether you should have been there in the first place or whether somebody just lied about you to pick up a bounty.

    Probably a faster way to get home than waiting to be tried and cleared.

    I wonder how much the detainee's goverment (5.00 / 1) (#2)
    by ruffian on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 04:14:47 PM EST
    and family has been notified up until now?

    RIP. No one should die alone in a foreign jail with no hope.