WASHINGTON - A US prosecutor, who has been examining
possible CIA prisoner abuses after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, will conduct a
full criminal investigation into the death of two individuals, Attorney General
Eric Holder said on Thursday.
But the prosecutor, John Durham, has
decided that an expanded criminal investigation was not warranted in the cases
of about 100 prisoners, closing those cases, Holder said in a
Holder and a Justice Department spokeswoman declined to give
details about the two individuals who died in custody.