WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — The Pentagon confirmed 23-year-old Lance Cpl. Niall W. Cotisears, a Marine from northern Virginia, was been killed in combat in Afghanistan.
Cotisears, who lived in Arlington, died Saturday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
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