The lawyer for the U.S. soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians says his client has suffered from "tremendous depression and anxiety."

The lawyer says Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales experienced a traumatic incident during his second tour in Iraq that triggered the condition.

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Bales is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

 

 

 

 

 


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