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Marine combat death in Afghanistan under investigation

Jun. 18, 2013 - 11:47AM   |  
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The death of a Marine lance corporal Sunday in Afghanistan is under investigation, Pentagon officials announced Monday night.

Lance Cpl. Jared Brown, 20, was with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, out of Camp Lejeune, N.C. He died “while supporting combat operations in Helmand province,” according to a Pentagon news release. No additional information was provided.

Brown enlisted out of Youngstown, Fla., Pentagon officials said. WMBB-TV out of nearby Panama City reported that his family learned he was killed in an on-base shooting, but no additional details were available.

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