Saturday, March 19, 2016

Marine's Death At Parris Island Under Investigation

Marine Corps investigating death of recruit at Parris Island boot camp
Washington Post
Dan Lamonthe
March 18, 2016

The Marine Corps is investigating the death of an enlisted recruit Friday at its iconic recruit depot at Parris Island in South Carolina, Marine officials said.

The death occurred during the day at the depot, where about half of the service’s recruits are trained each year, said Capt. Gregory Carroll, a Marine spokesman at the depot. The circumstances of the death were not immediately clear, but it will be examined by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The identity of the recruit was being withheld by the service until the family is notified.
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