Martinez Argument Begins Tomorrow

Opening arguments in the trial of Staff Sgt. Alberto Martinez will begin tomorrow morning at Fort Bragg.  Martinez’s jury consists of eight officers and six enlisted soldiers.  He is accused of killing two officers near Tikrit, Iraq in 2005.

Learn more about the military death penalty here.  Nine men are held on the military’s death row at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  A servicemember was last executed in 1961.

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