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NCIS Report (Death): 24SEP06-MEIZ-0058-7HMA; Ismail Na-Ana Ahmed, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Haditha, Iraq, September 25, 2006

Aug. 28, 2007 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5745
This is an NCIS investigation into the death of Ismail Na-Ama Ahmed, an Iraqi civilian who died following a beating he received by Iraqi Police (IP) following his arrest and detention at the Echo Company Forward Operating Base (FOB) Haditha, Iraq. Mr. Ahmed was suspected of killing Iraqi Police Officers, and was abused during interrogation. The Marines at the collection center reportedly intervened to stop the beating when they became aware of it, ended the interrogation and stopped the IPs from further abusing Mr. Ahmed. Mr. Ahmed was then placed back in his cell, bleeding and unable to speak. He was attended to three (3) times by US medical personnel throughout the night, but died from his injuries. There is no indication that any US personnel were involved in the abuse or interrogation of Mr. Ahmed. This file contains: 1) Report of Investigation (Action, Aug. 28, 2007); 2) Report of Investigation (Closed, Aug. 24, 2007); 3) Report of Investigation (Interim, Aug. 10, 2007); 4) Report of Investigation (Interim, July 14, 2007); 5) Investigative Action (July 14, 2007); 6) Report of Investigation (Interim, July 12, 2007); 7) Report of Investigation (Interim, April 27, 2007); and 8) Investigative Action (March 9, 2007). The investigation showed that Mr. Ahmed was abused during interrogation by the IP, and he subsequently died as a result of the injuries he sustained. Cause of Death: Multiple Blunt Force Trauma; Manner of Death: Homicide. Attached redacted under NCIS Deleted Page Information Sheet.