Marine from northern NJ killed in Afghanistan

February 14, 2012 5:39:55 AM PST
A Marine from Bergen County is the latest New Jerseyan killed in combat operations in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca of North Arlington died Friday in the Helmand province.

But further details on his death were not immediately disclosed on Monday.

Montes De Oca was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force that was based at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

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