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Marine from Camp Lejeune dies in Afghanistan

Posted December 24, 2009 8:32 a.m. EST

A Marine from Camp Lejeune died in Afghanistan Tuesday, the Department of Defense announced.

Lance Cpl. Omar G. Roebuck, 23, of Moreno Valley, Calif., was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

He died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan.