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Christopher Edward Custer
Lance Corporal, United States Marine Corps
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5 August 2005:

A Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Marine was found dead August 4, 2005, in Porter  Township, Pennsylvania, three days after his car veered from the road and  plunged into the Pine Creek River.

The body of Lance Corporal Christopher E. Custer, who was assigned  to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, was discovered shortly after 10 a.m. by officials from the  Pennsylvania State Fish Commission near where Pine Creek River  intersects the Susquehanna River.

Custer, a Bel Air, Maryland, native, was pronounced dead by the  Lycoming County coroner, according to an August 5, 2005, ress release  from Camp Lejeune.

The cause of death has not been determined pending results from  an investigation into the accident, the release said.

 Police said no other vehicles were involved in the accident.


CUSTER, CHRISTOPHER EDWARD
LCPL   US MARINE CORPS
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DATE OF BIRTH: 10/28/1982
DATE OF DEATH: 08/01/2004
BURIED AT: SECTION 66  SITE 3052
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 2 October 2005