New Film Documents Case Of Oklahoma Soldier Convicted Of Murder

Monday, June 6th 2011, 4:19 pm
By: News On 6

UNDATED -- An Oklahoma family is taking their fight for justice for their soldier to the big screen.

First Lieutenant Michael Behenna is serving a 15 year sentence for murdering an unarmed Iraqi detainee. The Edmond native claims it was self-defense, saying the detainee lunged for his gun.

An hour-long documentary about Behenna, his platoon, family and the forensic experts who have worked on his case will premier this Saturday, June 11, 2011, at a film festival in Oklahoma City.

For more information about the documentary, check out the deadCENTER Film Festival.

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