Camp Lejeune Marine Killed In Afghanistan

A 26-year-old Marine from upstate New York has been killed in Afghanistan.

Relatives of Lance Cpl. Anthony Denier tell Albany-area media outlets he was killed by enemy fire on Sunday.

Denier was from the Saratoga County city of Mechanicville and joined the Marines 18 months ago.

He was stationed at Camp Lejeune and was deployed to Afghanistan in October with Third Battalion, 9th Marines, Regimental Combat Team No. 7 of the First Marine Division Forward.

His body is expected to be returned to the U.S. on Tuesday.