Military jury in California sentences Marine convicted of Iraq murder to time served

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 18, 2015 9:02 PM

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (Reuters) - A military jury in California on Thursday sentenced a U.S. Marine convicted of a 2006 murder in Iraq and other charges to time he has already served in confinement.

The jury also gave Marine Sergeant Lawrence Hutchins III, who previously served nearly seven years in confinement, a bad conduct discharge from the Marine Corps.

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(Reporting by Marty Graham, Writing by Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Eric Beech)