Samuel W. Koster

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: military officer who was demoted from major general after being charged in the massacre of South Vietnamese civilians in the village of My Lai, Vietnam and whose decorations included the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, and Bronze Star.

 

 

Cause of Death: Renal cancer

 

Born: December 29, 1919

 

Died: January 23, 2006

 

Location: Annapolis, Maryland