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Military investigates death of NC-based Marine

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) - The Department of Defense says it is investigating the death of a Camp Lejeune Marine who died in Afghanistan.

Officials said 22-year-old Cpl. Aaron M. Faust of Louisville, Ky., died April 15 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province.

Faust was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.

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