The story of a Goose Creek son who got 18 years for deaths of 3 Iraqis

Image by U.S. Army photo by Specialist Teddy WadeImage by 20090621-troop.jpg Troops depart from a Chinook Helicopter during the final hours of the operation on Thar Thar Canal.

Moncks Corner native Corey Clagett, a man who is now housed in a maximum security prison for the deaths of three Iraqis during the 2006 Thar Thar Canal incident.

The Post and Courier has the lengthy and moving story of the then 21-year-old.

If you'd like to learn more, here's a 2006 New York Times article about the killings, and here are links to a number of stories and facts about the incident.

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