Former Midland Soldier Appealing Conviction

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man challenges his sentence after getting convicted of rape and murder in Iraq.

Former soldier Steven Green raped and murdered a 14-year-old Iraqi girl then killed her family while on active duty.

Green's lawyer argued the military law used to prosecute him was unconstitutional.

Green got five life sentences.

The appeals court in Cincinnati will hear green's case in January.