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Military Officials Investigate Marine's Death

Military officials are investigating the death of a Camp Lejeune-based Marine following an incident in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that 23-year-old Lance Cpl. Daniel Bennett of Clifton, Va., died Jan. 11 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province.

Bennett was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.


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