DoD Release: Died at the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds sustained earlier that day in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his up-armored HMMWV
DoD Release: Died Nov. 7 in Beaver, W.V., after having been medically evacuated from Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 23 for treatment of a non-combat related illness. His death was announced on Jan. 06, 2004, after a DoD review of records revealed the omission of a news release announcing his death.
Killed in Operation Al Fajr / DoD Release: Died in Fallujah, Iraq, when acting in an advisory support capacity and his Iraqi unit came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire / Second DoD Release: Died in Fallujah, Iraq, when his unit was conducting house-to-house combat operations and they were attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades
DoD Release: Died Nov. 15 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq / A CBS 60 Minutes report aired on Jan. 16, 2005, described the incident which claimed his life: A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives pulled up next to his fully armored Humvee while heading down Route Michigan back to Hurricane Point in Ramadi. The vehicle detonated and destroyed the Humvee, killing him along with two other Marines.