Okinawa 1988-1991

Okinawa 1988-1991

Monday, March 27, 2006

Skeletal remains found on Okinawa base

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Military and Okinawa police are investigating the Wednesday morning discovery of skeletal remains in the Marine Corps’ Central Training Area.

“The Naval Criminal Investigative Service’s Major Case Response Team, the Pacific Region’s U.S. Armed Forces Medical Examiner and the Ishikawa Police Department are working together to investigate and determine the circumstances surrounding skeletal remains,” Gunnery Sgt. Chuck Albrecht, a Marine Corps spokesman, said Friday.

“The incident is under investigation and further information will be provided as it becomes available,” he said.

Details on the circumstances surrounding the discovery were not available Friday.


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