Robert Bales to Face Military Court Hearing in September The Army has scheduled a preliminary court hearing in September for the JBLM soldier accused of slaughtering 16 civilians during a pre-dawn rampage on two Afghan villages in March. He's being held in the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Lawyer Days Afghan Killings Suspect Recalls Little Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales remembers little about the night he is accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime shooting rampage, according to his lawyer, John Henry Browne.
Afghan Shooting Suspect Integrated Into 'Normal Pre-Trial Confinement Routine'A Seattle lawyer who is defending an Army staff sergeant suspected of killing 16 Afghans, including nine children, met Monday with the soldier for the first time at Fort Leavenworth, a conversation the attorney described as emotional.