A 35-year-old Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has sued the United States, alleging she was forced to get anthrax vaccines that made her seriously ill.
Emel Bosh said she had to get the vaccine three times, even after she objected when they started making her more and more sick.
Court records allege she had 20 to 25 "life-threatening seizures" after the final vaccine and that the vaccines weren't necessary because the chemical specialist wasn't scheduled to deploy to a high-risk area.
Madigan Army Medical Center sent The News Tribune's request for comment about Bosh's lawsuit to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
A U.S. Attorney's Office spokesperson referred the newspaper to its court filings in the case.
A soldier and two Pittsburg County men were arrested in connection with a homicide investigation involving the July discovery of a burned and beaten body in Bache.
Investigators Tuesday night arrested and booked Matt Vermillion, 40, of Krebs, and Jimmy Nace, 46, of Haileyville, into the Pittsburg County Jail on the initial complaints of first-degree murder.
A third individual, identified by the U.S. Army as Pfc. Tyler Morgan, 21, of Haileyville, was taken into custody Tuesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, Washington, by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigations Command as part of a joint investigation with the Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office.
"He is being held here on base," said Lt. Col. Scot Keith with the base's public affairs office.
Prosecutors on Monday charged a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier with second-degree rape, accusing him of taking explicit photographs and groping a woman after she passed out at the end of a night of heavy drinking.
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