The our bodies had been found in a automotive at a comfort retailer close to North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune
Three US Marine Corps lance corporals have been discovered useless in a automotive parked outdoors a comfort retailer close to the Camp Lejeune navy base in North Carolina.
The our bodies had been found on Sunday morning at a Speedway filling station in Hampstead, North Carolina, the Pender County Sheriff’s Workplace stated in a assertion on Tuesday. Deputies encountered their car whereas investigating a report of a lacking individual.
Neither legislation enforcement officers nor the Marine Corps disclosed any info on a attainable explanation for demise. The case is reportedly being investigated by the Sheriff’s Workplace, with help from the Naval Felony Investigative Service.
The deceased Marines had been recognized as 19-year-old Tanner Kaltenberg of Madison, Wisconsin; Merax Dockery, 23, from Pottawatomie, Oklahoma; and Naples, Florida native Ivan Garcia, additionally 23. All three lance corporals had been motorized vehicle operators, driving numerous tactical autos for the 2nd Marine Logistics Group at Camp Lejeune.
Their regimental commander, Brigadier Basic Michael McWilliams, issued a press release extending condolences to members of the family and mates of the deceased Marines. “Our focus is on offering the required sources and assist to these impacted by their tragic loss as they navigate this extraordinarily troublesome time,” he stated.
Foul play reportedly isn’t suspected within the case. “There doesn’t seem to have ever been any menace to members of the neighborhood,” the Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
The incident comes lower than one month after 4 individuals, together with three Marines from Southern California’s Camp Pendleton, had been killed in a fiery one-vehicle automotive crash in Los Angeles County.
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