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Soldier who killed Iraqi family commits suicide

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A former soldier, Steven Green, who is at center of murder of Iraqi family had died after his suicide attempt. (Source: CNN) A former soldier, Steven Green, who is at center of murder of Iraqi family had died after his suicide attempt. (Source: CNN)

PADUCAH, KY (CNN) - A former U.S. soldier convicted of murdering an Iraqi family died two days after a suicide attempt.

The medical examiner says Steven Green hanged himself.

He was found unresponsive last Thursday in his prison cell and was pronounced dead on Saturday.

Green had been serving life in prison.

In 2009, a jury convicted him of raping a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and murdering her, her parents and her 6-year-old sister.

Green issued a public apology, which the victims' relatives did not accept.

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