Steven Dale Green

 

 

Age: 28

 

Summary: disgraced U.S. Army soldier and war criminal who was sentenced to multiple life terms in a U.S. federal prison in 2009 for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl in connection with the March 2006 Mahmudiyah massacre when five U.S. soldiers deployed in Iraq exposed the teenage girl's gang-rape and subsequent murder after first murdering her mother, her father and her 5-year-old sister at the family's home near the so-called "Triangle of Death" traffic checkpoint where he was stationed as a private in the 101st Airborne Division based at Fort Campbell on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line during the incident, but who became the first American soldier charged and convicted under a U.S. law signed in 2000, which grants the federal government jurisdiction to pursue criminal cases against American citizens and soldiers for acts committed in foreign lands.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications following an attempt at suicide by hanging

 

Born: May 2, 1985

 

Died: February 15, 2014

 

Location: Tucson, Arizona