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West Texas Marine dies in non-combat incident in Iraq

The Defense Department released on Monday the identity of a West Texas Marine killed in a noncombat-related incident in Iraq.

A Pentagon statement says 19-year-old Lance Cpl. Javier Perales Jr. of San Elizario died Wednesday in Al Anbar province in western Iraq. The Marine Corps didn't release any other details but said the incident is under investigation.

Perales was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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