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Sgt. Adam Holcomb

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Soldier Pleads Guilty In Hazing Case Of Pvt. Danny Chen

A soldier was sentenced Monday to about three months in prison and demoted to private for his role in the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen, who authorities say killed himself because he was hazed over his Chinese ancestry.

08/28/2012

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Platoon Sergeant Faces Court-Martial In Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen

A platoon sergeant from Texas is facing a court-martial at Fort Bragg in connection with the death of a 19-year-old soldier in Afghanistan last year.

08/16/2012

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Second Soldier’s Gets 6-Month Sentence In Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen

Spc. Ryan J. Offutt of Greenville, Pa., pleaded guilty Monday to one count of hazing and two specifications of maltreatment.

08/13/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Soldier Convicted Of Lesser Charges In Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen Sentenced To 30 Days

A 10-member military jury sentenced Sgt. Adam Holcomb to 30 days in prison, demoted him to specialist and must forfeit one month’s pay.

07/31/2012

Private Danny Chen died in Afghanistan. (credit: Handout)

Army Sergeant Found Not Guilty In Death Of Pvt. Danny Chen

Sgt. Adam Holcomb was cleared on the charged of negligent homicide. However, he was found guilty on two lesser charges, maltreatment of a subordinate and assault.

07/30/2012

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

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.

07/24/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Community Leaders Call For Justice Ahead Of First Court Martial In Pvt. Danny Chen’s Death

Pvt. 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.

07/23/2012

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Army Drops Top Charge In Pvt. Danny Chen’s Death; 4 More Soldiers May Be Tried

The family of a Chinatown soldier who committed suicide after repeated hazing from his superiors is speaking out after the Army dropped the top charge against four of the eight soldiers charged in his death.

03/07/2012