Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Did Marines Save Woman's Life?

A pair of Marines checking on a comrade may have saved the life of his young wife.

According to authorities, two Marines went to the home of a friend Monday afternoon in Fallbrook to check on him after he failed to report to work. Once there, they reportedly discovered the Marine, 28, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and his wife, 23, who was taken to Palomar Hospital, in critical condition. Authorities believe it may have been an attempted murder-suicide.

According to neighbors, the couple, parents of young twins, had been renting the house for several months.

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