US Marines Ivan Garcia (left), Merax Dockery (center) and Tanner Kaltenberg (proper) had been found useless inside a automobile (Footage: Fb/AP)
Three US Marines had been mysteriously found useless inside a parked automobile at a gasoline station.
The three males had been discovered unresponsive round 9am on Sunday in a privately owned automobile at a Speedway gasoline station in Hampstead, which is roughly 30 miles south of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
Deputies responded to a report of a lacking particular person at a Speedway comfort retailer on US 17. ‘Throughout the course of this investigation the deceased individuals had been situated’, said the Pender County Sheriff’s Workplace on Tuesday.
All three Marine Corps lance corporals had been pronounced useless the identical day.
The three males had been discovered at a gasoline station about 30 miles south of the Camp Lejeune Marine Base (Image: AP)
They’ve been recognized as Tanner Kaltenberg, 19, of Madison, Wisconsin; Merax Dockery, 23, of Pottawatomie, Oklahoma; and Ivan Garcia, 23, of Naples, Florida.
Their explanation for loss of life has not been disclosed.
‘There doesn’t seem to have ever been any menace to members of the neighborhood,’ said the sheriff’s workplace.
Marine lance corporal Tanner Kaltenberg mentioned he loved a ‘enjoyable’ deployment in Norway (Image: Fb)
Sgt Chester Ward mentioned there have been no medication discovered of their automobile. An investigation is ongoing.
‘We don’t suspect something so far as foul play in that matter,’ mentioned Ward, including that the sheriff’s workplace is awaiting post-mortem outcomes that would present the reason for loss of life ‘may be one thing that we don’t see’.
Post-mortem outcomes might come again as quickly as Wednesday, mentioned Ward.
Marine lance corporal Merax Dockery started serving in June 2020 (Image: Fb)
The three had been motorized vehicle operators with the Fight Logistics Battalion 2, Fight Logistics Regiment 2 and 2nd Marine Logistics Group at Camp Lejeune, based on First Lt Raymond Fullbright of the 2nd Marine Logistics Group.
Kaltenberg started serving in Could 2021 and lately shared on social media that he had a ‘enjoyable’ deployment to Norway.
Dockery began his service in June 2020 and posted photos of himself on responsibility within the desert, in addition to skateboarding and enjoying guitar.
Marine lance corporal Ivan Garcia started his service in July 2019 (Image: Fb)
Garcia entered energetic service in July 2019 and shared photos of himself sporting his army uniform and in a Tucker Sno-Cat automobile.
Commanding normal of the 2nd Marine Logistics Group, Brig Gen Michael McWilliams, provided condolences to the household, pals and colleagues of Kaltenberg, Dockery and Garcia.
‘Our focus is offering the mandatory sources and assist to these impacted by their tragic loss as they navigate this extraordinarily tough time,’ mentioned McWilliams.
Get in contact with our information crew by emailing us at [email protected].
For extra tales like this, verify our information web page.