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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Marine recruit’s death shows “torture, abuse and suffering;” drill sergeant faces court martial

Raheel Siddiqui, a Pakistani-American Muslim from Taylor, was 11 days into his basic training with the United States Marine Corps on Parris Island in South Carolina when he died.

“The physical evidence in this case tells the story of torture, abuse and suffering.”
That's the assertion of the lawyer representing the family of Raheel Siddiqui, a 20-year-old from Taylor who died while attending boot camp in South Carolina in March of 2016. According to the Marines, Siddiqui committed suicide by jumping 40 feet down a stairwell.

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