“Marine Lance Corporals Found Dead at NC Gas Station: Investigation Underway”

By | July 26, 2023

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Three Marine lance corporals based at Camp LeJeune were found dead inside a vehicle at a gas station in North Carolina. The cause and circumstances of their deaths are currently under investigation. The Marines, identified as Lance Corporal Tanner J. Kaltenberg, Lance Corporal Merax C. Dockery, and Lance Corporal Ivan R. Garcia, were members of Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group. The Pender County Sheriff’s Office stated that no drugs were found in the vehicle and there is no threat to the public. NBC News reported

Three Marine lance corporals were found dead inside a vehicle at a gas station in North Carolina. The Marines, who were based at Camp LeJeune, were discovered unresponsive at a Speedway gas station in Hampstead. The cause and circumstances of their deaths are currently under investigation.

The Pender County Sheriff’s Office, which was investigating a report of a missing person, made the tragic discovery. A public information officer from the sheriff’s office was not available for further comment at the time. However, Sergeant Chester Ward confirmed that no drugs were found in the vehicle and that there was no threat to the public.

The three Marines have been identified as Lance Corporal Tanner J. Kaltenberg, Lance Corporal Merax C. Dockery, and Lance Corporal Ivan R. Garcia. They were members of Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group.

Brigadier General Michael E. McWilliams, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Logistics Group, expressed his condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the deceased Marines. The Marine Corps Base Camp LeJeune, located on the coast of North Carolina, is home to various Marine units.

The cause of death being investigated has left many questions unanswered. As the investigation continues, it is crucial to respect the privacy and grief of the families affected by this tragedy. The Marine Corps and law enforcement authorities are working diligently to uncover the circumstances surrounding the deaths of these young servicemen. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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