In action: Sergeant Colin Maclachlan, 42, is pictured during an operation in 2010 to free five captured soldiers in Sierra Leone An SAS hero is facing murder charges after the Ministry of Defence launched an investigation into his ‘mercy killing’ of Iraqi soldiers 13 years ago. Sergeant Colin Maclachlan, who starred in the Channel 4 series Who Dares Wins, could be jailed after he admitted shooting dead ‘two or three’ mortally wounded Iraqi troops during a bloody ambush behind enemy lines. The 42-year-old war hero, who has a record of selfless courage on covert Special Forces operations, is being investigated by military police after revealing harrowing details of the 2003 battle in a new book. The Mail on Sunday can reveal that he was coldly informed of the police inquiry in an email from MoD officials last week. Maclachlan, who left the SAS and the Army in 2006, says he has not been offered any support or legal advice by either the MoD or his former regiment. Last night, devastated Mr Maclachlan insisted to The Mail on Sunday that ending the lives of the ‘horrifically wounded’ Iraqis had been purely an act of mercy and spoke of his shock that he… Read full this story
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