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Third Soldier in Danny Chen Suicide Case Is Sentenced

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Specialist gets a lighter punishment than expected The third military member to go on trial in connection with the Danny Chen suicide case was sentenced to three months in prison and a demotion to private. The punishment again drew the ire of the Chinatown community. Spc. Thomas Porter Curtis pled guilty to hazing, two counts [&hellip
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Soldier Pleads Guilty in Danny Chen Case, Faces Stiffer Punishment

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danny-chen-5e1a90d38ac78cf6 By Nick Gallinelli The next military member to be on trial in the Danny Chen suicide case pleaded guilty on Monday, leading to a smoother resolution than Sgt. Adam Holcomb’s trial last month. Spc. Ryan Offutt reportedly pleaded guilty to charges of maltreatment and hazing. Offutt was sentenced to six months in prison, rank demotion [&hellip
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Another Soldier in Danny Chen Case Faces Six Months in Prison

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Second of eight military men pleads guilty, faces fiercer punishment than Holcomb The next military member to be on trial in the Danny Chen suicide case pleaded guilty to reduced on Monday, starting a smoother process than Sgt. Adam Holcomb’s last month. Spc. Ryan Offutt was sentenced to six months in prison, rank demotion, and [&hellip
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Chin and Quinn Ask Army for “More Meaningful Punishment” for Danny Chen’s Tormenters

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Private Danny Chen, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons By Paul Bisceglio   Sgt. Adam Holcomb was tried this week in connection with the death of Pvt. Danny Chen last October. He faces up to two years in prison. Council Member Margaret Chin and Speaker Christine Quinn, however, think he deserves more. Chin and Quinn sent a letter yesterday to Lt. General Daniel B. [&hellip
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Sergeant Connected with Pvt. Danny Chen Suicide Faces Minor Punishment

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danny-chen-5e1a90d38ac78cf6 By Nick Gallinelli Sgt. Adam Holcomb, the first soldier to be tried in the court martial case surrounding Pvt. Danny Chen’s suicide, was acquitted of the most serious charges but was found guilty of minor ones this Monday. By the following day, his suggested sentenced was announced, and the punishment is creating backlash in the [&hellip
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Court Martial to Preside over Death of Pvt. Danny Chen

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image Soldiers Connected to Pvt. Danny Chin’s Suicide To Be Held on Trial on U.S. Soil On Apr. 11,  The Regional Command-South, CJTF-82  commander has requested, and the commander, XVIII Airborne Corps, Ft. Bragg, NC. has agreed to accept court-martial jurisdiction over the eight Soldiers charged in relation to the death of Pvt. Danny Chen. This news [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Plea to Hold Chen Case in US

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Chinatown PLEA TO HOLD CHEN TRIAL IN US Last week, Council Member Margaret Chin joined Private Danny Chen’s family, OCA-NY President Liz OuYang, Chinatown community leaders and supporters, in response to the conclusion of Article 32 pre-trial hearings for eight soldiers charged in connection with Chen’s death. Chen is believed to have died from a [&hellip
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