Edmond soldier, Michael Behenna, released from prison

Read updates of Michael Behenna's release below from The Oklahoman's Adam Kemp.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: March 13, 2014 at 4:37 pm •  Published: March 13, 2014

After five years in military prison, a former U.S. Army lieutenant from Oklahoma who was convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner is returning home to his family.

Thirty-year-old Michael Behenna was granted parole in February after serving five years of his 15-year sentence for unpremeditated murder in a combat zone. He was released from the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Friday morning.

Read updates of the release below from The Oklahoman's Adam Kemp and Photographer Sarah Phipps.



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