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Marine from Camp Lejeune dies in Afghanistan

Posted November 1, 2012 9:31 p.m. EDT

— The Department of Defense on Thursday announced the death of a Marine who was stationed at Camp Lejeune. 

Cpl. Alex F. Domion, 21, of Richfield Springs, N.Y., died Wednesday as a result of non-combat related incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, officials said.

Domion was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. 

Department of Defense officials didn't release more info, but said Domion's death was under investigation.