Camp Lejeune Marine Killed In Afghanistan, Death Under Investigation

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) -- The Department of Defense is announcing the death of a Camp Lejeune-based Marine in Afghanistan.

Military officials said Friday 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Terry C. Wright of Scio, Ohio, died Sept. 21 in Helmand province.

Wright was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.

A statement from the department said Wright's death is under investigation.


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  • by Retired Enlisted Marine on Sep 27, 2011 at 06:54 AM
    Semper Fidelis Brother. My prayers to you your family and our Brothers and Sisters still serving. WITN, this is not even half a story. Do you need to be spoon fed, get us more details.
  • by sorry 4 your loss Location: Chocowinity, NC 27817 on Sep 24, 2011 at 10:47 AM
    Thank You for serving our country......many blessings to your family and may you RIP!! So sorry to hear about such a young man taken away.........
  • by Dawg on Sep 24, 2011 at 08:45 AM
    Prayers for the family.
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