Navy SEAL accused of war crimes allegedly threatened to kill teammates if they talked, court documents show

Leaked court documents from a January ruling revealed allegations that Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher threatened to kill anyone who told authorities that he had allegedly killed an ISIS fighter who surrendered, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Friday. Gallagher’s lawyers say these claims are “entirely fabricated,” adding that these months-old documents are leaking now because the prosecution’s case is falling apart. Gallagher, who allegedly stabbed an unarmed ISIS fighter to death and shot at civilians in Iraq, will stand trial next month. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories.

A decorated US Navy SEAL accused of brutal killings in Iraq allegedly threatened

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