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Marine Sentenced To 8 Years In Brig

A Camp Lejeune marine will spend the next several years in the brig after the death of another marine.

Cpl. Mathew Nelson pleases guilty to involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment Thursday, according to the Jacksonville Daily News. The paper says Nelson admitted to shooting LCpl. Patrick Malone March 9Th while deployed to Iraq. Nelson said he pointed a gun at Malone's head as part of the "trust me game," but he says he never meant to pull the trigger.

The daily news says Nelson was sentenced to 8 years in the brig.


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