A 23-year-old Marine was fatally stabbed in Hawaii early Saturday, and two teenage suspects were arrested.
Sgt. William Brown of Memphis, Tenn., got into an rumpus on a Waikiki streetcorner and was stabbed mixed times in the chest after 1 a.m., Hawaii News Now reported.
The immature Marine was taken to a hospital in vicious condition where he after died.
The suspects, 21-year-old Brad Paul Aliksa, a 16-year-old child and a 15-year-old girl, were arrested Saturday on guess of second-degree murder in tie with the homicide.
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Brown, who was promoted to sergeant on Oct. 1, was stationed at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base and assimilated the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines in Nov 2012. Peers described him as a “beloved member” of his unit.
“He had qualities we value in the Marine non-commissioned officers. His death is comfortless and the corps joins his family in grief,” Lt. Col. Steven Eastin pronounced in a statement. “He will always be desired and remembered.”
Friend Elijah Estrada described Brown as always having a grin on his face.
“He always put a grin on everyone’s face since he always had a grin on his face,” Estrada told Hawaii News Now. “He didn’t let anything hold him down or mangle him down, he would pull through.”
With News Wire Services
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