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NCIS Report (Death): 03JAN07-24IZ-0002-7HMA; Ahmad Khalaf Abdal, Regional Detention Facility (RDF), Al Asad, Iraq, January 3, 2007 ("Undetermined")

Feb. 21, 2007 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5741
This is a NCIS investigation into the death of Ahmad Khalaf Adbal, a Syrian national who died during interrogation at Camp Al Asad Regional Detention Facility (RDF), on January 3, 2007. It is reported that Mr. Abdal was being questioned for approximately thirty (30) minutes when he fainted and slumped in his chair. The interrogator called for medics and CPR was performed, but was unsuccessful in reviving Mr. Abdal. Mr. Abdal was transported to the Al Asad Combat Surgical Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. This file contains: 1) Investigative Action: Results Interview, (Feb. 21, 2007); 2) Investigative Action: Results Interview, (Feb. 5, 2007); and 3) Investigative Action: Receipt of v/Abdal's Detainee Identification Card Information, (Feb. 24, 2007). One interview is with the soldier that escorted Mr. Abdal from his cell, then to medical for a per-interrogation check-up and then on to interrogation Booth #4, where he turned Mr. Abdal over to the interrogator. The other is with the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC), who responded to Mr. Abdal after he collapsed. Cause of Death: Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and Mitral Valve Prolapse with Annular Calcification; Manner of Death: Natural. File attachments redacted by an NCIS Redacted Page Information Sheet.