Update: The uprising in the Middle East is escalating according to more reports 7 countries are mounting protests against the United States. Word is Obama sent greetings to Egypt before the protesters tried to burn the American flag and before the US Ambassador to Libya was killed. Investigations are ongoing to determine if these attacks were coordinated.
Disturbing reports of rape has come to light with a number of blogs and web sites reporting a translation from Arabic that states:
Below is the rough (Google) translation.
Sources AFP that “the U.S. ambassador to Libya was raped sexually before killing by gunmen who stormed the embassy building in Benghazi last night to protest against the film is offensive to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh),” The sources said that “Ambassador was killed and representation of his body in a manner similar to what happened with Gaddafi, such as murder. ”
If this is true it is a sickening end to his life. Mainstream news has not (at this writing) begun to report this. The president in his video announcement indicated in his speech that Ambassador Stevens was carried to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Conflicting reports say the body of Stevens was dragged through the streets as a spectacle.