Highest ranking official to face court-martial in death of Marine trainee

PARRIS ISLAND, SC (WSAV) — In a News 3 follow up: The highest ranking official linked to the death of a Parris Island trainee will face the military’s highest court.
Col. Joshua Kissoon will be tried by general court-martial in March of next year.
Twenty-year-old Raheel Siddiqui died in March of 2016 after falling nearly 40 feet down a stairwell.

Shortly after, Kissoon was relieved of his duties at Parris Island.  His superiors cited a loss of trust and confidence in Kissoon’s leadership.

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