A devoted Army National Guard soldier killed herself after she reported being sexually assaulted on the job — but the military branch did nothing to help, according to her mom.
“To think that that’s what took her life — that’s what broke her,” Debbie Robinson, the mother of officer Morgan Robinson, told CBS Evening News.
“They wanted her body. And they took her soul.”
The horror that led to Morgan Robinson’s suicide began two years earlier, when one of her supervisors allegedly sexually assaulted her multiple times while they were stationed in Kuwait, according to CBS, which is investigating failures by the US military to address sex crimes internally.
But when Morgan reported the attacks, higher-ups did “nothing” to punish the supervisor or protect her, according to her mother.
“She got nothing,” Debbie said.
While on the same deployment, Robinson was then sent to Afghanistan where multiple soldiers allegedly gang raped her, CBS reports. This time, she was too