SAN DIEGO | Military judge denies request to release SEAL from brig
SAN DIEGO— Jan 10, 2019— A military judge on Thursday denied a request to release a Navy SEAL awaiting trial on charges of premeditated murder and other offenses in relation to the death of an Islamic State prisoner and the shooting of unarmed Iraqi civilians.
The Navy did not release details on the written ruling by the judge, Navy Capt. Aaron Rugh.
Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, 39, has been in the brig since his September arrest.