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Friday, July 07, 2006

Ex-soldier pleads not guilty to rape, murder

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) -- The former Army private charged with raping an Iraqi woman and killing her and her family entered a plea of not guilty through his public defenders Thursday. Steven D. Green also waived a detention hearing and a preliminary hearing, and agreed that his case would be prosecuted in the Western District of Kentucky. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Moyer set an arraignment date of August 8 in Paducah for Green, who was arrested Friday by FBI agents in Marion, North Carolina. Green appeared in baggy shorts and flip-flops, and was wearing the same Johnny Cash T-shirt he wore to a hearing Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina. Green, who served 11 months with the 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, received an honorable discharge and left the army in mid-May.

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