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USMC: Muslim-American recruit was called ‘terrorist’ prior to his death
Beaufort Gazette ^ | 12 Sept. 2016 | WADE LIVINGSTON

Posted on 9/14/2016, 8:16:11 PM by rey

The drill instructor who allegedly hazed recruit Raheel Siddiqui moments before his death was the same instructor who had previously ordered a Muslim recruit into a commercial clothes dryer and interrogated him about his religion and loyalties.

That drill instructor had also called Siddiqui — a 20-year-old Muslim, Pakistani-American from Taylor, Mich. — a “terrorist” at some point during the recruit’s brief time at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, according to a Corps official speaking on background Monday morning.

New details about Siddiqui’s death — which the Corps has ruled a suicide — show he initially survived the nearly 40-foot fall he took on the early morning of March 18 at the depot.

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This source gives more detail than the other stories that have been posted here, concerning this matter. Another interesting thing is the picture taken at the recruit’s funeral. The second picture shows some rather interesting characters…..

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