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Published: Friday, 10/12/2007

Guards, nurse acquitted of manslaughter in boot camp

ASSOCIATED PRESS

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Seven former boot camp guards and a nurse were acquitted Friday of manslaughter in the death of a 14-year-old boy who was hit and kicked by the drill instructors in a videotaped altercation.

The all-white jury took about 90 minutes to decide whether the guards were responsible for the death of Martin Lee Anderson, a black teen. The guards are white, black and Asian.

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