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5/2/05

England Hearing This Morning

 Army Private Lynndie England plans to plead guilty this morning in the Iraq prisoner-abuse scandal.

The 22-year-old Army reservist appears in those notorious photos that showed American soldiers humiliating and taunting detainees in Iraq. One of the pictures showed her holding a naked Iraqi on a leash.

England's lawyers are hoping a plea deal will be accepted by an Army judge at Fort Hood, Texas.

She's agreed to plead guilty to two counts of conspiracy, four counts of maltreating prisoners and one count of dereliction of duty. In exchange, prosecutors would drop charges of committing an indecent act and failure to obey a lawful order. She could still get eleven years in prison.

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