Procession held for Camp Pendleton Marine stabbed to death on base

Procession for Marine stabbed on base
Posted at 12:14 PM, Jan 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-26 17:07:06-05

(KGTV) - The body of a Camp Pendleton Marine who was stabbed and killed on base will be returned to his Wisconsin hometown Friday.

PFC Ethan Barclay-Weberpal died Jan. 16 after an incident with a service member. Both Marines were part of the same unit with the School of Infantry, military officials said.

Barclay-Weberpal was 19 years old and graduated from high school in Lapeer County, Mich., last May.

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The Marine’s body will arrive at Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International airport Friday afternoon and be taken in a procession to a funeral home in Janesville.

Barclay-Weberpal’s funeral will take place Monday.

A scholarship fund in his honor has been set up on GoFundMe.