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MONDAY, JULY 14, 2003 An Army soldier pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life for the murder of a fellow soldier who was Cheyenne and Navajo. Pfc. Jonathan Schroeder, 21, admitted to killing Spc. Clint Lamebear outside a bar in Germany last November. Schroeder said he and another soldier robbed and beat Lamebear as a "joke" in order to "teach him a lesson" for being drunk. Lamebear, 18, grew up on the Navajo Nation. Get the Story:
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