Non-Hostile Accident Kills Marine

The military says a North Carolina-based Marine has died after a non-hostile incident in Iraq.

The Department of Defense said Thursday that 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Nelson M. Lantigua of Miami died on Tuesday in Anbar province. Officials said the incident is under investigation, but no details have been released.

Lantigua was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10 Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.


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  • by JO Location: Jacksonville on Apr 3, 2009 at 06:59 AM
    Why is there a picture of Army Soldiers and the story is about a Marine. Come on now.
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