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Camp Lejeune Marine dies from war injuries

Posted April 5, 2012 6:29 p.m. EDT

— A Camp Lejeune-based Marine has died from injuries he suffered in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense said Thursday.

Cpl. Christopher D. Bordoni, 21, of Ithaca, N.Y., died April 3 after he was injured during combat operations in Helmand province on Jan. 18.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

The Defense Department did not release further details.