CAMP LEJEUNE (AP) -- The military is investigating the death of a North Carolina-based Marine who died over the weekend in Iraq.
The Department of Defense says private first class Miguel A. Marcial The Third of Secaucus, New Jersey, died Sunday in Anbar province. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Lejeune.
Marcial joined the Marine Corps in October 2005 and joined the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines in April of last year. He was trained as a field radio operator.
Officials at Camp Lejeune did not immediately return a phone message Tuesday seeking details about Marcial's death.
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