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NEW INFO: Marine Found Dead In Barracks

Camp Lejeune has released the name of a Marine found dead in the his barracks Friday morning.

The base says circumstances in the death of Lance Corporal Shawn O'Malley remain under investigation.

O'Malley was 24-years-old and from Union, North Carolina. The Marines say he is survived by a 21-year-old wife.

A news release says autopsy results are not expected for at least two weeks, but on Friday the base said foul play was not suspects.

O'Malley became a Marine in June 2005 and was an anti-tank assaultman, assigned to 8th Marines. He deployed to Iraq from April to October of 2006.


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Camp Lejeune says it's investigating another death of a Marine on the base.

A base spokesman says a Marine was found dead in his barracks Friday morning.

Master Sergeant Keith Milks with II MEF public affairs says foul play is not suspected, but he could not release any additional information.

The body was found around 9:45 a.m. and an investigation into the death is underway.

It comes a week after another Marine was found dead on the base. In that case, Private Jonathan Law has been placed in custody for the death of Corporal Joshua Hartzell.


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