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Marines: Slain pregnant Marine didn't feel threatened by suspect

JACKSONVILLE (AP) -- Officials say a 20-year-old pregnant Marine who disappeared in December told victims' advocates she didn't feel threatened by the man now sought in her death. A Marine Corps spokesman says Cpl. Cesar Armando Laurean never violated the military protective order directing him to stay away from Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach. The spokesman says he denied having any kind of sexual contact with her, and continued to report for work on time in the weeks after her disappearance. Authorities confirmed today that remains found over weekend in a fire pit in Laurean's backyard were those of Lauterbach and her child. Onslow County's medical examiner said Lauterbach, who was in the late stages of pregnancy when she vanished, died of blunt force trauma to the head. Also today, authorities had Laurean's black pickup towed back to Jacksonville after finding it at abandoned at a motel parking lot in Morrisville, not far from where it was seen by witnesses in Durham. (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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There is a lot more going on

There is a lot more going on in this case than we are being told about. I'm not defending anyone or saying anyone isn't guilty of anything, but there is definately something fishy doing on here

who said?

ok...Who said that the girl was a pathological liar? Someone said it on TV or in the paper, I do not remember. Was it her MOTHER? She did not deserve to die but if her relatives say she was a liar then there is more to this story than we have heard.

Osama bin Laden declared war

Osama bin Laden declared war on the U.S.A. in 1998 and the military did not take it too seriously. This guy raped this girl and the military did not separate them to different parts of the world. Not to equate what Osama did compared to this marine. I think the military and some law enforcement officials need to step back and evaluate some situations a bit more seriously. Does anyone else feel this way?

It seems there is more to

It seems there is more to this case than meets the eye

Slain Marine

Too many things just don't add up in this case. If the female marine didn't fear the guy, why was there even a restraining order against him. My God the guy raped her and then had to continue to work with him....and if they were on "good terms" with each other why in the world would he brutly murder her and her child? Sounds like to me that there are alot of facts that we may never know. I fully understand that we the public don't get ALL the facts in an ongoing investigation of this type but there are alot of obvious questions that are not being answered....still the question of the wifes role in the whole thing?????