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2 Marines Were Present on Night Green Beret Died: Sources

Two Navy SEALs were already under investigation connected to Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar's death

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    2 Marines Were Present on Night Green Beret Died: Sources
    U.S. Army
    Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar

    Forensic evidence discovered in a U.S. Navy investigation into the homicide of a Green Beret last year indicates two Marines may have been present on the night he died in Africa, five U.S. defense officials told NBC News.

    Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar was choked to death before dawn on June 4, 2017, in shared embassy housing in the capital of Mali.

    According to an Army Criminal Investigative Division report from September, two Navy SEALs said they were engaging in horseplay with Melgar when they fell down and Melgar stopped breathing. They were already under investigation.

    Representatives of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and U.S. Marine Special Operations Command declined to comment on the possible presence of the Marines, citing policy not to comment on open investigations.

    Toddler Towed With Car, Left in Freezing Lot Overnight

    [NATL] Toddler Towed With Car, Left in Freezing Wisconsin Lot Overnight

    A 4-year-old girl was left alone inside a minivan overnight in a Milwaukee tow lot, authorities said. An impaired driver was pulled over and arrested for operating while intoxicated. Officers removed a 10-month-old child from the vehicle but left the 4-year-old girl, who spent the night in the tow lot where temperatures dropped to 19 degrees.

    (Published 6 hours ago)