YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea — Military officials announced Tuesday a 24-year-old Camp Henry private will face trial on charges of murder, obstructing justice and disobeying an order in connection with the February stabbing death of another soldier.

Pfc. Gregory David Robertson, assigned to the 20th Area Support Group, also was charged with burglary and indecent assault in a previously unreported November 2004 incident. The charges were approved by military officials after an Article 32 hearing held in early March.

Military officials would not say whether the February and November incidents were related.

According to Maj. David Doherty, 19th Theater Support Command spokesman, Robertson is charged under the Uniform Code of Military Justice with one count each of:

Article 118 (murder) in connection with the Feb. 19 stabbing death of Sgt. Kenneth Lamond Kelly at Camp Carroll. Kelly was assigned to 293rd Signal Company.Article 134 (obstructing justice) for attempting to impede the investigation into the stabbing by hiding the suspected murder weapon.Article 92 (failure to obey order or regulation) for possessing a “butterfly knife” with which he’s accused of stabbing Kelly.Article 90 (willfully disobeying a superior commissioned officer) for ignoring an order that he not leave Camp Henry.In the November incident, Robertson is charged with burglary. He is accused of breaking into and entering the barracks room of an unnamed soldier. The break-in was committed “with intent to commit an indecent assault,” the charge specification reads.

Robertson also is charged with indecent assault. He is accused of touching the unnamed female victim “with intent to gratify his lust.”

“These charges are mere accusations and the accused is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty,” Doherty said in an e-mail to Stars and Stripes.

No date has been set for the trial to begin.

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