Navy SEAL Photos Trigger Probe
Seth Hettena in the Washington Post -- Saturday, December 4, 2004
The military has launched a criminal investigation into photographs that appear to show Navy SEALs in Iraq sitting on hooded and handcuffed detainees, and photos of what appear to be bloodied prisoners, one with a gun to his head.
Marine tells of role in Iraqi's death
AP's Seth Hettena in the Philadelphia Inquirer -- Tuesday, November 9, 2004
A Marine major implicated in the death of an Iraqi prisoner testified at his court-martial yesterday that he thought the prisoner was uncooperative and faking illness.
Witness: CIA abused Iraqis at Abu Ghraib
AP's Seth Hettena in the Chicago Tribune -- Tuesday, November 2, 2004
The CIA interrogated and roughed up Iraqi prisoners in a "romper room" where a handcuffed and hooded terrorism suspect was kicked, slapped and punched shortly before he died last year at the Abu Ghraib prison, a Navy SEAL testified Monday.
Military forensics system is questioned
AP's Seth Hettena in the Boston Globe -- Monday, November 1, 2004
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Working in a makeshift lab in a bombed-out building, an Army pathologist dipped her gloved hands into a decomposing corpse -- and changed the lives of nine Marines. Running her fingers along a fragile, U-shaped bone in the throat of a dead Iraqi prisoner, Colonel Kathleen Ingwersen felt a break. She concluded that the man had been strangled -- that Nagem Sadoon Hatab was the first victim of homicide in prisons the US military set up in Iraq. However, since the autopsy that pathologists considered surprisingly conclusive under difficult circumstances, the case has fallen apart.
Military Loses Key Evidence in Iraqi Death
AP's Seth Hettena in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -- Thursday, September 9, 2004
The military has lost key evidence in its investigation into the death of an Iraqi man beaten by Marine prison guards, throwing into doubt the status of a court-martial of one of the guards.
Marine Found Guilty of Abusing Iraqis
AP's Seth Hettena in the Washington Post -- Friday, September 3, 2004
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- A Marine reservist was found guilty Thursday of dereliction of duty and the abuse of prisoners last year at a makeshift detention camp in Iraq, but cleared of assaulting a 52-year-old Iraqi man who later died there.
Google search indicates Seth may have attended Indiana University - still looking for a picture.