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Murder conviction overturned in Blackwater homicides
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Murder conviction overturned in Blackwater homicides

The Blackwater homicides that occurred in 2014, are, officially back in the headlines.  A group of men who illegally opened fire on  Iraqi women and children -- have found out their fate. According to court documents obtained by The Daily News, Nicholas Slatten, Paul Slough, Dustin Heard, and Evan Liberty were convicted in 2014. In that conviction, they were hit with numerous murder/homicide charges apart from federal charges in the U.S. Slatten, perhaps, is the key point in this case -- largely -- due to his lack of getting a fair trial on his own.  Slatter, was the only guard on duty at the time  actually accused of and convicted of murder.  According to the same documents, the other three men, were each sentenced to 30 years in prison for manslaughter. Although on Friday, a US app...
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