Date registered: Aug 2002
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Crime & Punishment
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Robert Blake was found not guilty on Wednesday of murdering his wife of six months, Bonny Lee Bakley.
Jurors reached their verdict on the eighth day of their deliberations in the trial of the 71-year-old former star of the 1970s cop show "Baretta," who was accused of shooting Bakley to death in May 2001 in a car outside a Los Angeles restaurant where they had just dined.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (Reuters) - A California judge on Wednesday sentenced former fertilizer salesman Scott Peterson to death for the murder of his wife and unborn son in a case that attracted nationwide attention.
Superior Court Judge Alfred Delucchi sentenced Peterson after calling him "cruel, uncaring, heartless and callous."
Earlier, the family of his wife, Laci, condemned the prisoner emotionally, prompting Scott Peterson's parents to leave the courtroom.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At least two dozen detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan have died at the hands of U.S. forces in confirmed or suspected cases of criminal homicide, military officials said on Wednesday.
The Army Criminal Investigation Command looked into the deaths of 79 prisoners in U.S. custody in Iraq and Afghanistan dating back to 2002 in 68 separate investigations, according to figures released by the Army.
The number of homicide deaths among detainees is far higher than figures previously acknowledged by the Pentagon.
For example, last week's report by Navy Vice Adm. Albert Church on military detainee operations referred to only six cases of deaths due to "substantiated detainee abuse."
The Army investigated 24 cases involving confirmed or suspected homicides and another 11 cases of confirmed or suspected justifiable homicides. One example was a U.S. soldier who acted in self-defense when attacked by a prisoner.
Another 28 cases involved detainee deaths deemed natural or accidental, and five cases in which the cause of death was listed as "undetermined."