16 August 2005 (RFE/RL) -- The U.S. military said murder was suspected in the death of a 20-year-old detainee at Abu Ghurayb prison outside Baghdad.
The man was found unconscious by fellow inmates in the prison on 15 August. He was taken to a military hospital and pronounced dead.
In a statement today, the military said it was investigating the death of the detainee. It did not state a cause for the death and did not name the victim or any suspects.
The statement said the man had been detained at Abu Ghurayb for security reasons.