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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 5765
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 two (2) reports of Investigative Action (March 27, 2007), which is the results of an interview with the hospital director of the hospital that received Mr. Mohammed's body on Feb. 5, 2007; and Investigative Action (March 23, 2007) Results of Receipt of Hospital Records. A translator brought to the hospital to aid with the investigation stated, "No one had recorded the family member who reportedly took custody of [Mr.] Mohammed's body." The report further states that the medical records for Mr. Mohammed stated a Cause of Death as "existence of (illegible) in the neck, limbs and wraps in his hands." File attachments redacted by an NCIS Redacted Page Information Sheet.