LCpl Mario Arias, Jr

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LCpl Mario Arias, Jr

  • Birth 17 Sep 1992
  • Death 6 Nov 2011 San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial Chatsworth, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 80056541

Marine Lance Cpl. Mario Arias Jr., 19, was the apparent victim of a homicide. Marine Military authorities say a fellow Camp Pendleton Marine is suspected in his death. An investigation is ongoing.

Naval Criminal Investigative Service says Mario Arias of Canoga Park, Calif., was an air crew trainee from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303 of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on Aug. 23, 2010. He was later awarded the National Defense Service Medal.

He was a 2010 graduate of Canoga Park High School. In tribute to Mario, on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2011 at Canoga Park High School students, graduates and friends planned to bring flowers and candles to be placed on the school auditorium steps in his memory. That was to be followed by a memorial service featuring speakers, including his sister Amy Bowen, the high school principal, Pam Hamashita along with fellow Marines from Camp Pendleton.




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  • Created by: A. L. Parrish 💜
  • Added: 7 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80056541
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Mario Arias, Jr (17 Sep 1992–6 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80056541, citing Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by A. L. Parrish 💜 (contributor 46498466) .