Ex-paratrooper turned security guard from Rochdale faces possible death penalty in Iraq.
'I was drunk': British security guard 'admits killing two colleagues in vodka-fuelled squabble' in Baghdad.
A British security contractor accused of shooting dead two western colleagues during a drunken row in Baghdad is said to have admitted the murders in an Iraqi court.
Former paratrooper Daniel Fitzsimons claimed he shot his colleagues in self-defence during a drunken row.
If he is put on trial for murder, he would be the first security contractor to face Iraqi justice - and he could receive the death penalty.
Fitzsimons, who is also alleged to have critically wounded an Iraqi, 'made a full confession' before a judge yesterday, it has been reported.
Interior Ministry spokesman Maj Gen Abdul-Kareem Kalaph said: 'The British guard admitted his crime of killing the two men.
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