'Start Here' podcast: 4 military members charged with Green Beret's death

The incident happened last June when the two Navy SEALs and two special ops Marines were stationed in Mali. ABC News' Brad Mielke reports.
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Transcript for 'Start Here' podcast: 4 military members charged with Green Beret's death
And for a the most highly trains members of the American military including Navy SEALs are now charged in the death of an army green beret. The case started in June of last year during a deployment in the African nation of Mali ABC's Brad Melky has details good morning breath. Hey guys yeah one undecided about Navy SEALs were talking about members of seal team 61 of the most elite squads in the world. This one of many reasons the military community is so shocked by this two seals and two special ops Marines are facing a court martial for allegedly murdering a green beret while they were all stationed together on a mission. I talked ABC's chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz who explained how this all allegedly went down. They worry in that Molly in Africa with their Marines and this green beret named Logan Mel car and that charging document says that in the middle of the night in the darkness. They bang down his store kicked it in it was locked that they don't talk about a motive they just say that it the intent to assault milk are another charge says the -- hazing. The broken this down this door according to the documents. Duct taped. Mel gar the green beret and then put him in and show cold. And he eventually died. According to charging documents of strangulation. And Martha told me the most horrifying detail because remember. These guys are so well trained looks charging documents say one of the performed a medical procedure on the victim's throat but this time they say it wasn't to save a life. He was already dead. They were trying to hide the damage we will have more on the military's reaction on start here later this morning listen for an on apple podcasts or your favorite podcasting app. And as Linda thanks Brad some really disturbing details there from that case.

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