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Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:09 PM

5. here it is....

https://www.thedailybeast.com/green-beret-discovered-seals-illicit-cash-then-he-was-killed

Green Beret Discovered SEALsí Illicit Cash. Then He Was Killed.
The story surrounding the slaying of Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar keeps unraveling, starting with the SEALs-turned-suspectsí assertion that the soldier was drunk the night he died.
Kevin Maurer
Spencer Ackerman
11.12.17 8:00 PM ET

Logan Melgar hadnít had a drink on June 4th.

The Green Beret sergeantís dry day became a key to unraveling the narrative spun by the elite Navy commandos whom military investigators now suspect killed him, officials familiar with the case said.

Melgar, a staff sergeant in the Armyís 3rd Special Forces Group, was specifically selected for an intelligence operation in the west African nation of Mali. He was well respected by the American Embassy staff and the partner forces there, a former U.S. Africa Command official said. But shortly before he died, Melgar told his wife that he had a bad feeling about two of his partners in that effort, both of whom were members of SEAL Team Six.

Not wanting to say much more, Melgar informed his wife, Michelle, that heíd tell her the full story when he got back home, according to an official speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation is still ongoing.

Now those two Navy SEALs are under investigation for killing Melgaróan investigation, first reported by the New York Times, sending shockwaves throughout the special-operations community. Military experts were hard-pressed to think of another case where elite U.S. troops turned on one another.

This account is based on five members of the special-operations community who were not cleared to speak publicly. Representatives of both U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) declined comment for this story, as the Navy Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) has an active investigation into Melgarís death. NCIS would not comment beyond confirming the investigation is underway.

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