Lejeune Marine's Death On Deployment Under Investigation

The Department of Defense said the death of a 20-year-old Marine during his deployment is now under investigation.

The DoD said Lance Corporal Jared Brown of Youngstown, Florida died June 16th while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Lance Cpl. Brown was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

The DoD said the Marine's death is currently under investigation.