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CID Report (Death): 0016-2008-CID789-53203-5H1P; Husayn Kazim Qurunair Al-Araki, Theater Internment Facility (TIF), Camp Cropper, Baghdad, Iraq, May 22, 2008 ("Homicide")

Dec. 13, 2008 | CID | ACLU-RDI 5589
This is a CID investigation in to the death of Husayn Kazim Qurunair Al-Araki, a detainee Theater Internment Facility (TIF), Camp Cropper, Baghdad, Iraq, on May 22, 2008. It is reported that Mr. Al-Araki was a man who suffered from schizophrenia and had difficulties while in camp. This Report states that Mr. Al-Araki was killed when he was set upon by nine (9) other detainees and beaten because they believed he was possessed by demons. Mr. Al-Araki was found by guards after he was reported to be experiencing a medical emergency, and when guards found him, he was bruised, unconscious, pupils fixed & dilated, breathless and with no signs of life. CPR and other life saving measures were initiated, but failed to revive Mr. Al-Araki. Mr. Al-Araki was transported to the Detention Medical Center (DMC), where he was pronounced dead. Cause of Death: Blunt Force Injuries & Neck Compression. Cause of Death: Homicide.