Marine found dead in Parris Island base housing

Published: Jun. 6, 2014 at 1:24 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 6, 2014 at 1:25 AM EDT
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PARRIS ISLAND (WTOC) - A Marine was found dead on Parris Island on Thursday.

Staff Sgt. Hugo Espinoza, 31, was found dead in base housing. Foul play is not suspected.

According to the Parris Island Public Affairs Office, Espinoza was a drill instructor with the Third Recruit Training Battalion.

He had been stationed on Parris Island since July 2013.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

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