Marine Gets 30 Days In Hazing Case Linked To Suicide

Source: MSNBC

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii — A Marine accused of hazing a colleague who later committed suicide in Afghanistan was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail and a reduction in rank.

Navy Capt. Carrie Stephens, the judge in Lance Cpl. Jacob Jacoby’s special court-martial, handed down the sentence after Jacoby pleaded guilty to assault.

Jacoby’s rank will be reduced by one grade to private first class.

Two other Marines have also been accused of hazing Lew and face courts-martial.

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