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Marine stabbed and killed in fight at Camp Pendleton, another in custody

A training image from Camp Pendleton. (Pvt. Robert Bliss/Marine Corps)
January 17, 2018

A Marine was stabbed and killed after a fight broke out at Camp Pendleton’s School of Infantry on Tuesday morning, and another Marine has been taking into military custody following the brawl.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is investigating the incident, Marine Spokesman Capt. Joshua Pena told The San Diego Union-Tribune.

A Marine was stabbed and killed during a fight at Camp Pendleton’s School of Infantry. (Twitter)

The victim’s next of kin had not yet been notified, according to Pena.

The incident is being investigated, but no further details were available at this time.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune reported: “First responders were called to Area 52, the sprawling section of Camp Pendleton where the School of Infantry is housed, around 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday following reports of an injured person.”