MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - The Pentagon has confirmed the death of a Milwaukee Marine in Afghanistan -- but officials did not shed any new light on how he died.
His family has said that 19-year-old Lance Corporal Jeremiah Collins died on Saturday.
The Pentagon said it happened while he was supporting combat operations in the province of Helmond.
The Defense Department said the death remains under investigation.
Collins was a member of the Marines' 2nd Logistics Group based at Camp Lejeune North Carolina.