'He was a human tape measure': Ex-Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden says they confirmed his identity by asking a 6'2' sniper to lay down next to his body because they knew how tall the 9/11 mastermind was | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
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"The former Navy SEAL credited with killing Osama Bin Laden said that his commander asked a fellow sniper who was nearly as tall as the 6ft4in al-Qaeda leader to lie down next to his corpse in order to make sure they got the right guy.

"Rob O’Neill, the decorated special forces soldier who shot Bin Laden during the raid on his Abottabad, Pakistan compound in May 2011, confirmed the account first given by Navy Adm. William McRaven (Ret.).

"During an appearance on Fox Business Network, McRaven recalled the immediate aftermath of the Bin Laden raid."