Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Danny Fitzsimons Iraq security guard kills 2 other guards

Danny Fitzsimons Iraq security guard kills 2 other guards --- ===

Same security firm as the Orlando massacre, but no apparent jihadist or anti-gay motive.  Looks like an inside job like Fort Hood recruiting insider to assassinate others.

2 killed 1 injured suspect convicted in Iraq August 8, 2009 Danny Fitzsimons Iraq security guard kills 2 other guards Some 36 hours after arriving in Baghdad as a mercenary in 2009, Fitzsimmons shot and killed fellow security operators Paul McGuigan and Darren Hoare and wounded Arkan Mehdi Saleh, following what was reported to have been a drunken brawl. In 2011 Fitzsimons, from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, who was hired by G4s despite a robbery conviction, narrowly escaped the death penalty arguing he suffered from PTSD and was jailed for 20 years in Iraq for double murder and wounding an Iraqi security guard. 2014  now refusing to eat and wants to be transferred to a British jail to serve his sentence. Before the murders a psychiatrist had found a book he had written supposedly as fiction stated that he wanted to hurt people: “I am the Anti-Christ. “I will continue to satisfy my blood lust and my need to take life.  “Any chance I get to do someone in, I will take it - but only if they deserve it.” The man had a criminal record, pending weapons charges, had been diagnosed as having psychiatric issues, was fired from two other security companies and was known to be a problem among his peers.


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  • Wikipedia; ArmorGroup - Wikipedia  The Danny Fitzsimons Case On February 28, 2011, Danny Fitzsimons, a British employee of ArmorGroup, was sentenced to twenty years in prison for killing two colleagues and attempting to murder an Iraqi man. He was the first contractor to be tried in Iraqi courts. Several industry experts questioned why no formal inquiry was made into who armed Fitzsimons, a man who had a criminal record, pending weapons charges, had been diagnosed as having psychiatric issues, was fired from two other security companies and was known to be a problem among his peers.

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Paul McGuigan murder: Killer 'not properly vetted' - BBC News
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BBCMay 11, 2015 - Danny Fitzsimons shot dead Paul McGuigan and Darren Hoare, in 2009, after the private firm employed him. The ex-paratrooper, of Greater ...

Paul McGuigan murder: Iraq security guard's 'banter' ended in ...
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BBCOct 3, 2014 - Image caption Paul McGuigan had previously worked as a bodyguard ... Paul McGuigan, 37, and Australian Darren Hoare were murdered by ...

Paul McGuigan murder: G4S 'warned over Iraq killer risk' - BBC News
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BBCFeb 18, 2015 - Paul McGuigan and Darren Hoare were murdered by Danny Fitzsimons in 2009. The ex-paratrooper from Rochdale, who was employed by the ...

Daniel Fitzsimons denies murder of two colleagues in Iraq | World ...
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 GuardianJan 23, 2011 - "I saw Paul McGuigan and the Australian man, Darren Hoare. They kicked me in the face with their sandals. They wanted to kill me.

Briton facing Iraq murder charges sent for psychiatric tests | World ...
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The GuardianJan 21, 2010 Daniel Fitzsimons, 29, seemed composed and attentive as he appeared in court for the first time since allegedly shooting dead Briton Paul McGuigan and Australian Darren Hoare, both 37. A third man, Arkan Mehdi Saleh, whom Fitzsimons also allegedly shot and wounded early on 8 August last year stood alongside him as Judge Abdullah al-Alusi adjourned the trial until 18 February.

Omar Mateen not first G4S employee to go on deadly rampageUK · 13.06.2016 ex-wife Sitora YuSufi has since told the press that during their four-month marriage he repeatedly abused her, was emotionally unstable and displayed signs of bipolar disorder. She also said he expressed anger towards gay people British firm is one of the world’s biggest military and security providers. It employs more than half a million people – many of them ex-military – in 110 countries including conflict zones like Iraq and Afghanistan. It has been rocked by repeated controversy. In 2009 former paratrooper Danny Fitzsimons – an employee of Armour Group, a division of G4S – was convicted of killing two colleagues and sentenced to life in prison. According to human rights NGO Reprieve, Fitzsimons was employed by the mercenary firm despite having been diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in May 2008 – the same month G4S took over Armour Group. .... exposure to a number of brutal events as a combatant in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. Some 36 hours after arriving in Baghdad as a mercenary in 2009, Fitzsimmons killed fellow security operators Paul McGuigan and Darren Hoare following what was reported to have been a drunken brawl.... It emerged in 2012 following a BBC investigation that emails had been sent to Armour Group by G4S warning them not to employ Fitzsimons.

Former paratrooper Danny Fitzsimons claimed he was 'the Anti-Christ' in book before murders.. Manchester Evening NewsFeb 9, 2015 - Former paratrooper Danny Fitzsimons claimed he was 'the Anti-Christ' in writing before shooting two security guards dead in Iraq, inquest ...   A security guard who shot dead two of his colleagues claimed he was "the Anti-Christ" and that he must "satisfy" his "blood lust", an inquest heard.... heard  disturbing extracts from Fitzsimons own writings in which he indicated he had long harboured thoughts of harming people, the Manchester Evening News reports....A psychiatrist  in November 2008 revealed the contents of the papers which had been found at his home by police and passed to him by court officials. In one extract, he had written: “I am the Anti-Christ. “I will continue to satisfy my blood lust and my need to take life.  “Any chance I get to do someone in, I will take it - but only if they deserve it.” Fitzsimons said the passages were part of a fictional book, based on his military experiences, which he had started working on whilst drunk.

2 killed 1 wounded suspect convicted murder Daniel Fitzsimons jailed in Iraq for gun rampage demanding to come back to Britain  Daily Mail Oct 1, 2014  Daniel Fitzsimons, 35, shot an ex-Royal Marine and an Australian man Murderer refuses to eat and wants to be transferred from Iraq to Britain He was jailed for 20 years, narrowly avoiding the death sentence  Convicted: Danny Fitzsimons, 31, was sentenced to at least 20 years for the killings. It was claimed he was suffering post-traumatic stress disorder... former British paratrooper who was imprisoned in Iraq after shooting dead two bodyguards during a gun rampage in Baghdad has gone on hunger strike and wants to be brought back to the UK. Daniel Fitzsimons, 35, gunned down ex-Royal Marine Paul McGuigan and Australian Darren Hoare, both 37, after going berserk while they were stationed in the capital working for security firm ArmorGroup, a subsidiary of G4S. ...claimed he was suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ... In 2011 Fitzsimons, from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, who was hired by G4s despite a robbery conviction, narrowly escaped the death penalty and was jailed for 20 years in Iraq for double murder and wounding an Iraqi security guard. But at an inquest into the death of Scotsman McGuigan, of Peebles, Tweeddale, it was revealed Fitzsimons is now refusing to eat and wants to be transferred to a British jail to serve his sentence.... over prison conditions and the lack of access to a telephone.

Danny Fitzsimons is on trial in Iraq for a double-killing | Daily Mail Online
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Daily MailJan 31, 2011 - Danny Fitzsimons (pictured) stands accused of shooting dead two of his ... On trial: Former paratrooper Daniel Fitzsimons is accused of ...

Danny Fitzsimons: The costs of violence | Profiles | News | The ...
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The IndependentJan 30, 2010 - Danny Fitzsimons is standing in the darkness of a filthy toilet ... The 29-year-old formerParatrooper turned mercenary has spent the past five ... He thinks it best not to say how he obtained it. In a hoarse, hushed voice he tells of terrible things he claims to have seen during his years in the Army and then as a mercenary.  He swears, appropriately enough, like a trooper: he is on edge, with good reason. His life is in the hands of the Iraqi authorities: the usual punishment for murder is the death penalty. Hanging is the preferred method.

"I hallucinate constantly," he says. "It's compounded by this place.

Former paratrooper Danny Fitzsimons claimed he ... - NewsRT.co.uk
www.briefreport.co.uk/.../former-paratrooper-danny-fitzsimons-claimed-he-was-the-anti...A former paratrooper who shot dead two fellow security guards claimed he was 'the Anti-Christ' and that 'I will satisfy my blood lust', an inquest...

Briton Danny Fitzsimons jailed in Iraq for contractors' murders | World ...
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The GuardianFeb 28, 2011 - Danny Fitzsimons, 31, a former paratrooper from Middleton, Manchester, shot dead Briton Paul McGuigan and Australian Darren Hoare, ...

Security contractor not adequately vetted before Iraq killings, says ...
www.theguardian.com › World › UK News › G4S
The GuardianMay 11, 2015 - ... Paul McGuigan, shot by G4S colleague Danny Fitzsimons in Iraq in 2009. ... The former paratrooper from Middleton, Manchester, became the ...