PLYMOUTH - A U.S. military court has demoted an Oklahoma soldier to the rank of private and jailed him for mistreating troops in Iraq, behavior discovered during the investigation of Pvt. Keiffer Wilhelm, 19.
Former Sgt. Jarrett Taylor, 23, of Edmond, was convicted at a special court-martial at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, that ended on Friday. Wilhelm's father, Shane, his wife Shelly, both of Plymouth, and Shane's older brother Shawn, were there for the court proceedings.