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Woman stabbed by fellow Marine on base

CAMP PENDLETON — Navy officials are investigating the stabbing of a female Marine at Camp Pendleton on the morning of Jan. 18.

The assault involved two Marines and occurred at 8:45 a.m., according to 1st Lt. Savannah Moyer.

The victim was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital and is in stable condition.

The suspected attacker, another Camp Pendleton Marine, has been taken into custody, according to NCIS official Ed Buice. The suspect is currently in the Camp Pendleton Brig.

The investigation is ongoing and the suspect has not been charged.

Some news outlets have identified the victim as Lance Cpl. Emily Hammonds, but neither Camp Pendleton nor NCIS representatives would confirm this.


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