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NCIS Report (Death): 05FEB07-24IZ-0023-7HMA; Hasan Salih Mohammed, Battle Position (BP) Tarawa, Iraq, February 5, 2007

Aug. 23, 2007 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5759
This is an NCIS investigation into the death of Hasan Salih Mohammed, an Iraqi civilian who died following a Task Force 88 raid in Tawara Iraq on February 5, 2007. Mr. Mohammed died of unknown causes while being taken in to custody. His body was left on the helicopter Landing Zone (LZ) the night of his death, but was eventually recovered by Marine Patrol 3/4 Kilo Co. and turned over to Iraqi Policemen (IP). The IPs brought the body to the local hospital that eventually released the body to Mr. Mohammed's son. Mr. Mohammed's son returned the body to village of Beyji, Iraq for local burial, Mr. Mohammed's home village. This file contains a Report of Investigative (Interim, August 23, 2007), which is a narrative of events concerning Mr. Mohammed's death, This Report is incomplete and is only the first of an unknown number of pages. The investigating agent states that an autopsy that was preformed by a local doctor. and a Death Certificate and autopsy report was issued by the doctor, and obtained by the investigating agent. The agent reports that the autopsy states that there was "bruising" on Mr. Mohammed's neck, shoulders and wrists. The autopsy does not state a Cause or Manner of Death, but no foul play was suspected in his death.