The Omaha World-Herald reports here that the court-martial of an Airman for unpremeditated murder, in what has been described as a trust game gone awry, will begin next week at Offutt AFB.  The Marine Corps Times profiled the problems with  Marines playing the so-called trust game, here.  The death in this case is the sixth trust game realted death based on media accounts, with most of the other deaths occurring in the Marine Corps version of the game.  Prior coverage of the transfer from civilian to military custody here and the preferral here.

4 Responses to “Trust Game Death Headed to Trial Next Week”

  1. Michael K says:

    This is horribly sad. What ever happened to putting on a blind fold and falling backwards and having the group catch you?

  2. Anonymous says:

    How is this not manslaughter?

  3. Southern Defense Counsel says:

    Agreed. This is horrible. I think it’s safe to say that many people at that party will suffer seen and unseen consequences for years to come from this…

  4. Anonymous says:

    Or even 118(3). I’d say this accused got his clemency in the charging.