New Details About Camp Lejeune Marine Found Dead In Motel Room

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

A Camp Lejeune Marine was found dead in a motel room.

20 year old William Tripp's body was found Sunday morning in Cary after a person inside a room at the Days Inn said they found the Texas man unresponsive.

Police don't know what caused his death and are investigating.

We found out Tripp pleaded guilty to marijuana possession in January, but was still on active duty.

The military says Private Tripp joined the Marines in October 2007.


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  • by B T Location: TX on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:26 PM
    He was not murdered!
  • by Sir H C Location: lejeune on Mar 18, 2009 at 10:39 AM
    He was murdered. End of story. And the people responsible will pay in result to this. We will always miss you man, I was proud to be your friend. Rest in peace, you are in a better place now.
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