Chelsea Manning

Bradley Manning Trial Set for February

Faces life sentence for providing info to WikiLeaks

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An Army private accused of handing over a trove of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks is scheduled for trial in February.

Army Col. Denise Lind, the judge handling the case, said Thursday that Pfc. Bradley Manning's trial is now scheduled to take place between February 4 and March 15. The 24-year-old Manning faces a possible life sentence if convicted of leaking hundreds of thousands of documents, including cables and war logs, to the secret-spelling website.