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Former Guantanamo Commanding Officer Charged with Obstructing Investigation

US Department of Justice Charges Former Guantanamo Chief with Obstructing Death Probe: (“A former commanding officer of the Guantanamo Bay military base in Cuba has been charged with obstruction of justice and accused of lying about a violent confrontation he had with a civilian worker at the base just before that worker was found dead. * * * The Justice Department announced Wednesday that a Florida grand jury had indicted U.S. Navy Capt. John Nettleton, 53, on charges of obstruction, concealment, falsifying records and false statements during the investigation of the death of Christopher Tur, who worked at the naval exchange. * * * Tur, 42, was found drowned in the waters of Guantanamo Bay on Jan. 11, 2015. The indictment charges that Tur confronted Nettleton two days earlier at a party at the officers club, where Tur accused Nettleton of having an affair with his wife, according to authorities.”)