Two Marines acquitted over insurgent murder named

Two Royal Marines who were acquitted of the murder of an injured insurgent in Afghanistan can be named for the first time as Corporal Christopher Glyn Watson and Marine Jack Alexander Hammond

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Sentencing due today

The Plymouth-based marine, Sergeant Alexander Blackman, will be sentenced today at a Military Court in Wiltshire for the murder of an unknown Afghan civilian.

Sgt Blackman was accused along with four other marines of murdering a captured Afghan while on patrol in September, 2011.

Sgt Alexander Blackman will be sentenced at the Military Court Centre at Bulford in Wiltshire

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