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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 8, 2011 6:17 p.m. EDT

— A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed Saturday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday.

Sgt. Daniel J. Patron, 26, of Canton, Ohio, died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Patron was assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force.