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Coast Guard member found dead at Marion Military Institute

Coast Guard responds to at least 30 in distress (Image License Photo: U.S. Coast Guard / Grant...
Coast Guard responds to at least 30 in distress (Image License Photo: U.S. Coast Guard / Grant DeVuyst Photo: U.S. Coast Guard / Ross Ruddell)(KWQC)
Published: Sep. 25, 2019 at 5:18 PM EDT
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On September 25, the U.S. Coast Guard announced the death of a student at Marion Military Institute in Marion, Alabama.

The student was found dead on Monday, September 23. The circumstances surrounding the death are currently under investigation by the Coast Guard Investigative Service and local authorities.

The USCG is not releasing the name of the student, and there is no additional information to release at this time.

“We are saddened by the death of one our scholars and express our deepest condolences to his family and friends,” said Captain Michael S. Fredie, Chief of Admissions at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. “We are working closely with Marion Military Institute in this difficult time and have activated all necessary support resources to provide for the needs of his family and his fellow scholars.”

The Marion Military Institute is a partner, preparatory school for the Coast Guard Academy.

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