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Murder Hearing Begins for Marine in Haditha Killings

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Murder Hearing Begins for Marine in Haditha Killings

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Murder Hearing Begins for Marine in Haditha Killings

Murder Hearing Begins for Marine in Haditha Killings

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The leader of a Marine squad charged with killing 24 Iraqi civilians in the town of Haditha faces a military hearing at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Sgt. Frank Wuterich is charged with 18 counts of unpremeditated murder in what's been called the largest criminal case to emerge from the war in Iraq.

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