WASHINGTON – A second navy decide is stepping down from the long-running Sept. 11 war-crimes case on the Guantanamo Bay detention heart.
Marine Corps Col. Keith Parrella will take up a brand new job commanding the Marine Corps Embassy Safety Group in June. He introduced the transfer Thursday throughout a pretrial listening to on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Parrella presides over the dying penalty case involving 5 males accused of planning and aiding the Sept. 11, 2001, assaults.
He had mentioned earlier that he was in line for the safety submit, however it was unclear if he would take it after being named in August to the Sept. 11 case.
The earlier decide retired after presiding over the Could 2012 arraignment and ensuing years of repeatedly stalled pretrial hearings.