Investigations proceed into deaths of three kids at North Carolina Marine base

Six weeks after three kids died at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in two separate incidents, investigators haven’t launched any extra particulars, together with reason for the deaths.

The Naval Felony Investigative Service is investigating the deaths of the kids who died April 16, however no data has been obtainable about whether or not foul play is suspected.

“We’ve got no updates to supply presently because the investigations stay ongoing,” mentioned Jeff Houston, NCIS spokesman, when requested if there have been any expenses filed, or arrests or reason for demise determinations.

Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, officers and the affected instructions will not be offering data on the identification of the kids presently, mentioned Marine spokesman 1st Lt. Ace Padilla.

Officers have mentioned no taking pictures was concerned in both incident, and there’s no menace to the neighborhood.

Two of the kids had been sisters, ages 4 and 6, in keeping with, and the third little one was a 4-month-old child boy. The deaths occurred within the dad and mom’ houses in two separate incidents, WITN reported.

Base officers confirmed to Marine Corps Instances in April {that a} father or mother in one of many households was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division and a father or mother within the second household was assigned to the Naval Medical Middle Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

An official with the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System mentioned that by Protection Division coverage, solely subsequent of kin are entitled to obtain a replica of an post-mortem report.

Karen has lined navy households, high quality of life and shopper points for Navy Instances for greater than 30 years, and is co-author of a chapter on media protection of navy households within the e-book “A Battle Plan for Supporting Navy Households.” She beforehand labored for newspapers in Guam, Norfolk, Jacksonville, Fla., and Athens, Ga.