Ex-Marine sparks controversy for crucifying himself

Posted at 5:41 PM, Apr 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-24 17:41:56-04

A former Marine who felt like he was railroaded into a court-martial and discharge from the military wanted to make a point by crucifying himself at the Colorado Capitol.

According to, Sgt. Joshua Klohr hung himself from a replica of a cross on Easter Sunday to protest the treatment he received from the military.

He told the Military Times that he was asked to fraud enlistees into the military by ignoring things that may have otherwise disqualified them from serving.

He says his trial was sham.

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