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Published:October 20th, 2006 03:53 EST
Detainee dies at Camp Bucca

Detainee dies at Camp Bucca

By SOP newswire

A security detainee died Oct. 19 at Camp Bucca, Iraq, from what appears to be natural causes.  

An autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death, a standard procedure for detainees who die while in custody of Multi-National Force - Iraq. 

At approximately 10:00 a.m. Oct. 19, the detainee was found to be unresponsive, was not breathing, and had no pulse.   A guard and medic began CPR and the detainee was evacuated to the facility hospital.  All efforts to resuscitate the detainee failed.    

An attending physician pronounced him dead at 10:48 a.m. Oct 19. 

The family will receive the remains upon completion of the autopsy, in accordance with standard procedure. 

A security detainee died Oct. 19 at Camp Bucca, Iraq, from what appears to be natural causes.  An autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death, a standard procedure for detainees who die while in custody of Multi-National Force - Iraq. At approximately 10:00 a.m. Oct. 19, the detainee was found to be unresponsive, was not breathing, and had no pulse.   A guard and medic began CPR and the detainee was evacuated to the facility hospital.  All efforts to resuscitate the detainee failed.    An attending physician pronounced him dead at 10:48 a.m. Oct 19. The family will receive the remains upon completion of the autopsy, in accordance with standard procedure. 

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