In Southern California, a Marine was released from custody after being questioned about the discovery of a missing 14-year-old girl.
In June, the girl was found in the barracks at the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, approximately 40 miles north of San Diego. She had ran away from her grandparents’ home earlier in the month.
A military law enforcement agency, the Naval Criminal Investigative Services, says no charges have been filed or arrests made. The name of the Marine has not been released.
When was the 14 year old Missing girl was found?
As a result of the military police operation at Camp Pendleton, the girl was returned to her grandmother June 28. According to the sheriff’s department, detectives interviewed her, and the family was offered services.
Who is the Marine?
According to local reports, the Marine was taken into custody on June 28. His identity is unknown.
In a statement to USA TODAY, Jeff Houston, division chief of media and congressional affairs at NCIS, confirmed the Marine’s release back to his command. According to Houston, no charges have been filed and no arrests have been made as of Tuesday.
According to Houston, NCIS will not comment on the investigation or confirm any details.
This investigation is being supported by the San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
Where is the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton?
In Oceanside, California, approximately 40 miles north of San Diego, military police found the girl in a barracks at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.