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Army Still Hasn't Set Date, Location For JBLM Staff Sgt. Robert Bales' Court Martial

The Lake Tapps man faces multiple charges related to an early morning shooting in March in Afghanistan, including 16 counts of premeditated murder and six counts of attempted murder.

The Army has yet to set a date or location for the court martial of who is accussed of going on a early morning shooting spree in March in Afghanistan.

The Article 32 trial for the Lake Tapps man was scheduled

However, the military trial is now on hold, and a location has not been set, I Corps spokesman Gary Dangerfiled told Patch today.

Bales is charged with 16 specifications of premeditated murder, six specifications of premeditated murder, seven specifications of assault, two specifications of possessing and using steroids and one specification of wrongfully consuming alcohol while deployed.

He currently is in pretrial confinement at the Midwest Joint Regional Correctional Facility at Fort Leavenworth, KS.

Theresa Hardrick September 07, 2012 at 02:26 PM
Poor man he just lost it.I'm sure he wishes he could take it all back.But death is final best wishes to his family
Theresa Hardrick September 07, 2012 at 02:27 PM
Live life to its fullest you never know when it your last day.God is good.
Irene Potter September 07, 2012 at 04:45 PM
Since I don't know what any other options would be, I can't vote on this. I feel that the Afghani people would have a better sense of justice if Bales' trial took place where the crime was committed. Irene Potter

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