Mark Swanner is a CIA interrogator. He worked at the Abu Ghraib prison in 2003. A prisoner named Manadel al-Jamadi was tortured to death during by one of his interrogations while his wrists were tied behind his back.
Swanner claims that he did not harm al-Jamadi and that the death was accidental and unexpected. He has not been charged with a crime.
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