FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) – The Army has delayed a hearing to decide whether an infantryman based in Colorado should face a court-martial on charges of shooting another soldier to death when they were deployed in Jordan.
The hearing for 23-year-old Spc. Jeffery T. Page, of Ohio, was postponed Wednesday with no new date set. He faces murder charges in the death of 19-year-old Spc. Adrian M. Perkins, who’s from California.READ MORE: Lightning Sparks Over 20 New Wildfires In Extreme Southwest Colorado On Friday
Charging documents say Perkins was shot with an M4 rifle at an air base in Jordan in May. Authorities haven’t revealed a motive or the circumstances of the death.
Page is also charged with manslaughter, negligent homicide and failure to obey an order or regulation.READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Scattered Saturday Storms, Few Could Turn Severe On The Plains
Both soldiers were in the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team at Fort Carson, outside Colorado Springs.
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