ARMY prosecutors were blasted last night after a case against a British soldier accused of Iraq war crimes collapsed. Lance Corporal Barry Singleton, 24, had faced a murder charge for shooting dead a suspected insurgent. But after a probe lasting more than two years he was found to have acted lawfully. The Army Prosecuting Authority decided there was not enough evidence to proceed. The legal U-turn was the latest in a series of bungles by military investigators. L/Cpl Singleton is serving with his regiment, the Kingâs Own Scottish Borderers, in Ulster. His mum Ann, 59, of Hawick, Roxburghshire, said: âBarry was out there working and he was just doing his job.â The case echoed that of Trooper Kevin Williams, a tank driver accused â but cleared â of murdering an Iraqi who was grappling with a comrade. General Sir Antony Walker, ex-Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff, warned of the risks of prosecuting soldiers doing their duty. He said: âThey will begin to hesitate before they act because of the legal consequences, and be killed as a result.â Abuse charges are outstanding against up to 26 troops. This was from the Scum! Good news for a change and glad the APA saw sense.