US won't seek death penalty against Benghazi suspect

The wreckage of a car sits inside the US Embassy compound on September 12, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya, following an overnight attack on the buildingUS prosecutors said Tuesday they will not seek the death penalty against a Libyan charged over the Benghazi attacks that killed Washington’s ambassador and three other Americans in 2012. Ahmed Abu Khatallah, who was captured by US special forces two years ago and brought to the United States on a US Navy ship, is facing an 18-count indictment over the killings at an American diplomatic and intelligence compound.

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