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

Mar. 21, 2007 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5764
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 seven (7) Reports of Investigation (March 21, 2007) with results of interviews, and a Report of Investigation: Results of Death Scene Examination (March 25, 2007), which includes eight (8) photos of the location where Mr. Mohammed died and was subsequently found by the Marine 3/4 Kilo Co. Patrol. The interviews are with Marines of 3/4 Kilo Co. who were on duty in another section of Tawara, Iraq when the raid took place. Several of the Marines witnessed the raid. The Marines state that they were ordered back out to Tawara village to find & recover the body approximately three (3) hours after the raid ended and Mr. Mohammed was left on the LZ. There are also hand drawn sketches of the death scene.