Lewis-McChord soldier to avoid death penalty in Afghan massacre

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In this courtroom sketch, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, third from front left, sits with his civilian attorneys, John Henry Browne, left, and Emma Scanlan, second from left, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 as they appear before military judge Col. Jeffery Nance, center, and the military's prosecution team at right, during a plea hearing in a military courtroom at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington state. Bales pleaded guilty to multiple counts of murder, stemming from a pre-dawn attack on two villages in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan in March, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Millett)