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PFC LaVena Johnson is dead.

This may not be news  to some who closely follow blogs or lives in the KMOV television market.  She was physically assaulted by an attacker or attackers and then the crime scene attempted to be torched.  This happened in Iraq.

Here is a link to the KMOV video:
LaVena Johnson Story

Her death was ruled a suicide despite many conflicting evidentiary sources.  To top it off the family is asking for a further investigation which the army is denying them.

There is a petition going around with the support of the family:

I found it via:
Which I found via:

I know this topic was already blogged but the petition is new.  Give it some time.  If you have access to a reporter please forward this to them.  I almost got it into Carl Cameron's hands last Thursday when he came to my  school but was stopped.  This is a story that need publicity for the sake of action on the family's behalf and the justice that LaVena posthumously needs.

Originally posted to JerzyD on Sat Mar 10, 2007 at 07:41 AM PST.

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