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CENTCOM NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
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June 16, 2003
Release Number: 03-06-57


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


MARINE DIES FROM GUNSHOT WOUND

BAGHDAD, Iraq - A U.S. Marine from the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force died at approximately 8:45 p.m. in An Najaf June 15 as a result of a non-hostile gunshot wound.

The individual was evacuated to the combat support hospital at Ad Diwaniyah.

The name of the Marine is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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