In a motion hearing Tuesday, Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich‘s defense attorneys requested their expert investigator be allowed to travel to Iraq to reinvestigate the crime scene and interview 16 Iraqi soldiers. Bozicevich’s military defense attorney, Capt. Nick Moutos, said the defense team would be “remiss” in its duty to defend a man “whose life was on the line” if they did not verify evidence and testimony gathered by the government’s Criminal Investigation Division.
Government attorney Maj. Scott Ford said the defense was simply “on a fishing expedition.”
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