Soldier sentenced over connection to suicide of fellow serviceman while in Afghanistan.

Army Sgt. Adam Holcomb was demoted and sentenced to 30…

Army Sgt. Adam Holcomb was demoted and sentenced to 30 days in prison on Tuesday in connection with the death of a fellow serviceman, who killed himself in Afghanistan allegedly after weeks of abuse.

Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, was found dead in a guard tower last year, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Holcomb and seven other soldiers faced charges relating to his death.

Holcomb was found guilty Monday by a court martial panel of maltreatment and assault. Besides the reduction in rank to E-4 and the 30-day sentence, he will also have to forfeit slightly more than $1,000 of pay, according to a statement from the press office at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Source: CNN

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