[Ed. – The witness claims he ensured the injured ISIS terrorist would die quickly — as a means of preventing the fighter’s likely torture at the hands of Iraqi soldiers. It’s 2019.]
The war crime trial for Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher saw a stunning development as one of the witnesses testified that he killed the ISIS fighter, potentially exonerating Gallagher.
Special Operator First Class Corey Scott testified on Thursday that he, not Gallagher, killed the ISIS captive.
Scott said that after Gallagher stabbed the terror fighter and walked away, the medic cut off the supply to his breathing tube until he died.
“I knew he was going to die anyway,” Scott said, “and wanted to save him from waking up to whatever would have happened to him.”
Scott said that he had seen similarly captured ISIS fighters be tortured and murdered by Iraqi soldiers.
Prosecutors were upset, according to the New York Times …