Report Says Death Penalty Sought In Army Wife's Murder

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in the case of a Camp Lejeune Marine accused of murdering his Army wife, Holly Wimunc, according to a report by WRAL.com.

Corporal John Wimunc and another Marine were indicted in June in the killing of the Army nurse whose burned and dismembered remains were found in an Onslow County shallow grave last summer.

A grand jury in Cumberland County indicted the two men in the death of the of 2nd Lt. Wimunc.

John Wimunc faces charges of first-degree murder, second-degree arson and conspiracy to commit second-degree arson. Alden was indicted on charges of being an accessory after the fact to first degree murder, second-degree arson and conspiracy to commit second-degree arson.

John and Holley Wimunc were getting a divorce around the time her body was found.

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