Trial For 1st Of 8 Soldiers In Hazing Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen Begins In N.C.The mother of a Chinese-American soldier testified Tuesday at the court martial of an army sergeant accused of hazing her son, who killed himself in Afghanistan.
Community Leaders Call For Justice Ahead Of First Court Martial In Pvt. Danny Chen's DeathPvt. Danny Chen, of Chinatown, shot himself on Oct. 3, 2011 in Afghanistan after weeks of racial slurs, humiliation and physical abuse by his colleagues, military officials said.
Pentagon On Chen's Death: Hazing In The Military 'Not Tolerated' Speaking a news conference on Wednesday, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. John Kirby offered his condolences to the family of Pvt. Danny Chen.
U.S. Military Charges 8 Soldiers In Afghanistan With The Death Of Pvt. Danny ChenChen, who was from Chinatown, was found dead in his barracks back in October with what was described as "non-combat injuries." He was just 19.