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Cary police: No foul play in Marine's death

Posted March 15, 2009
Updated March 16, 2009

— Police said Monday that foul play isn't suspected in the Sunday death of a Camp Lejeune Marine.

The body of William Nicholas Tripp, 20, of Keller, Texas, was found at the Days Inn, 1716 Walnut St., at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, police said.

The case remains under investigation.


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  • boomylar Mar 17, 2009

    He was a customer of ours. Not really a friend, but just a customer. He was a great guy. I really want to find out what happened.

  • tnt4kps Mar 16, 2009

    Hi Boo, So sorry about your friend. I'm sure the Police will do their best to find out what happened. I'm sorry for your loss.

    To William Nicholas Tripp: You are now an Angel in heaven. Rest in peace Tuefelhunden. Thank you for your service to this nation and my prayers are with your loved ones at this difficult time. The lord has his arms around them all at this time. May the memories they have of you live in their hearts always.

    Semper Fi
    Little Sister of a Fallen Marine

  • Randy Cox Mar 16, 2009

    First, they need to find out why the heck he was at a Cary Days Inn.

  • IzzMad2016 Mar 16, 2009

    Boo ... so sorry this one hits close to home for you. My thoughts and prayers to you and his family and loved ones.

  • BruiserB Mar 16, 2009

    Boo, I am so sorry. It's really hard when a story like this hits so close to home.

  • lizard Mar 16, 2009

    Boo - what kind of fellow was he?

    Why didn't they release an "apparent cause of death" on this one?

  • boomylar Mar 16, 2009

    omg omg omg... i know him...

  • boomylar Mar 16, 2009