Marine Pfc. Timothy Irvin, 23, of Hattiesburg, Miss., was charged in the suffocation death of his wife, Necii Irvin, while stationed on Okinawa in 2015. VIA FACEBOOK
Marine Pfc. Timothy Irvin, 23, of Hattiesburg, Miss., was charged in the suffocation death of his wife, Necii Irvin, while stationed on Okinawa in 2015. VIA FACEBOOK

Marine acquitted of wife’s 2015 death on Okinawa, but convicted of subsequent assault

by Matthew M. Burke
Stars and Stripes

A Florida-based Marine was acquitted of the 2015 suffocation death of his wife while stationed on Okinawa but received a five-year sentence for subsequently assaulting a woman in Mississippi and related charges.

Pfc. Timothy Irvin, 23, of Marine Aviation Training Support Group 23 at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., was acquitted last month of killing his wife, Glynis Shermaine “Necii” Irvin, 19, who died at the couple’s Okinawa home on Aug. 31, 2015, and making false statements to investigators, according to court-martial records.

Prosecutors alleged that Timothy Irvin had placed a hand over his wife’s nose and mouth, preventing her from breathing.

Irvin was tried at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.579173

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