Kristian Menchaca

 

 

 

Age: 23

 

Summary: U.S. Army private first class soldier assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from Fort Campbell, Kentucky who was one of two U.S. soldiers kidnapped and tortured by several members of the Mujahibeen Shura Council during an insurgency attack that left a third soldier killed on a roadside checkpoint near Baghdad, Iraq earlier in June 2006.

 

 

Cause of Death: Murdered by decapitation

 

Born: May 29, 1983

 

Died: June 16, 2006

 

Location: Yusufiyah, Iraq