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Chelsea Manning’s mother drowned in the bath while ‘heavily intoxicated’

Chelsea Manning’s mother drowned in the bath while ‘heavily intoxicated’
The mother of Chelsea Manning, a former United States soldier and Wikileaks source, drowned in the bathtub after drinking alcohol, an inquest has heard.

The mother of Chelsea Manning, a former United States soldier and Wikileaks source, drowned in the bathtub after drinking alcohol, an inquest has heard.Chelsea Manning, an ex-U.Chelsea Manning (Andy Kropa/Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) She was previously jailed between 2010 and 2017 after being found guilty of charges including espionage for leaking secret military files to Wikileaks.First responders in January discovered Susan Manning submerged in bathwater inside her home in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, according to BBC News.

The inquest was additionally told that Susan Manning was generally well-liked by friends and family but “was drinking alcohol to an unknown excess.Army intelligence analyst, was held for contempt between March 2019 and March 2020 over her refusal to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

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