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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. 4, 2007 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5737
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 a report of Investigative Action: Results of Interview, (Feb. 4, 2007), which is an interview with the Assistant Sergeant of the Guard (ASOG) for the detention facility. The ASOG states that she was viewing the interrogation live as it occurred. This ASOG states that she responded to the interrogation room, Booth #4, but then returned to her desk to change the video tape for Booth #4. Mr. Abdal's interrogation and collapse was captured on two (2) video tapes. 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.