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NCIS Report (Death): 22DEC07-24IZ-0236-7HMA/C; Thair Hamid Khalaf Hassan Alwani, Combat Outpost (COP) Manion, Iraq, December 22, 2007

June 3, 2008 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5773
This is an NCIS investigation of the death of an Iraqi detainee, Thair Hamid Khalaf Hassan Alwani, who died in the custody of the Military Transition Team (MiTT) on December 22, 2007 while being transported from Combat Outpost (COP) Manion to the Camp Fallujah Regional Detention Facility (RFD), Iraq. This file contains: 1) Report of Investigation, (Closed, June 3, 2008); 2) Report of Investigation, (Interim, April 25, 2008); 3) Report of Investigation, (Action, April 20, 2008); 4) Report of Investigation, (Interim, April 18, 2008); and 5) Death Certificate & Autopsy Report. It is reported that while being transported in a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, Mr. Alwani grabbed the M-4 rifle of one of the guards, caused a round to be fired and was then shot multiple times by the soldier, who resorted to using his handgun. Mr. Alwani was pronounced dead at the scene. The report states that there did not appear to be any violations of the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) identified in this matter at the time of the filing of the Report. This file was forwarded to the Contingency Response Field Office (CRFO), for review and authority to close. Manner of Death: Multiple Gun Shot Wound; Manner of Death: Undisclosed. File attachments redacted by an NCIS Redacted Page Information Sheet.