Marine pronounced dead after being found in Okinawa barracks

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Marine pronounced dead after being found in Okinawa barracks

by: Stars and Stripes | .
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published: May 09, 2015

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The Marine Corps is investigating the death of a Marine who was found unresponsive in her barracks room early Friday at Camp Hansen.

The 9th Engineer Support Battalion Marine, whose name was not released pending next-of-kin notification, was pronounced dead at U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa at about 1:06 a.m., according to a Marine Corps statement. No other details were available.

“We at 3rd [Marine Logistics Group] send our thoughts and prayers to the family of this Marine, and are saddened by the loss of one of our members,” the statement said.

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