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Military officials are investigating the death of a North Carolina-based Marine who was supporting combat operations in Afghanistan, Defense Department officials announced Thursday.
Sgt. Jacob M. Hess, 22, of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, according to a Pentagon news release. He was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, based out of Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C.
No additional information was immediately available.