Connecticut Marine dies in Afghanistan

The News Leader

April 4, 2010 3:01:05 PM PDT
A 19-year-old Marine from Connecticut has died in Afghanistan. Gov. M. Jodi Rell on Saturday ordered U.S. and state flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of Marine Lance Corporal Tyler Griffin of Voluntown.

The governor said in a release that no other official information was immediately available. She said all of Connecticut joins his family and friends in grieving for him.

Flags will remain at half-staff until sundown on the day of Griffin's burial. Funeral details are pending.


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