Jesse Speilman is one of four US soldiers convicted for the crimes of rape, conspiracy to rape and break and enter with the aim to commit rape as well as four counts of felonious murder. Speilman received 110 years in prison, beginning on Saturday.
A Fort Campbell, Kentucky military court announced that Speilman was in the group found guilty of raping Abeer Kassem al-Janabi, and killed the 14-year-old Iraqi girl's family, in addition to setting ablaze the family home in Mahmudiyah, Iraq.
"I hate the government,...You people put him [in Iraq] and now, this happened," said Speilman's sister Paige. Speilman received the longest sentence of the group, a dishonorable discharge, demoted to enlisted man, as well as loss of pay and allowance.