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Testimony suggests accused soldier was remorseful

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — A friend of Staff Sergeant Robert Bales testified Wednesday that he thought Bales was remorseful after being taken into custody following a massacre at two Afghan villages last March.

Defense witness First Sergeant Vernon Bigham testified by video from Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan in a third day of testimony in a preliminary hearing for Bales.

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