UK marine convicted of murder of Afghan in Helmand; Royal Marines call it 'aberration'

  • by: SYLVIA HUI , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 8, 2013 - 1:50 PM

LONDON — A royal marine murdered an injured insurgent in Afghanistan by shooting him in the chest at close range, a British court martial board found Friday. According to prosecutors, he told fellow soldiers to hush it up and acknowledged "I just broke the Geneva Convention."

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