Marine's death on Quantico under investigation by NCIS
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.
QUANTICO, Va. — The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is investigating the shooting death of a Marine inside base housing late Saturday night.
The Provost Marshals Office and fire and rescue personnel responded to the residence of Cpl. Daniel B. Vilevac after getting a 911 call and found him unconscious. He was pronounced dead on scene shortly afterward, according to a statement from Marine Corps Public Affairs 2nd Lt. Matthew Rojo.
The cause of the shooting and death are under investigation. However, in his statement, Rojo called the shooting “an isolated incident.”
Vilevac is a native of North Olmstead, Ohio. He was a rifleman assigned to the Combat Service Support Company at The Basic School where he worked an an enlisted squad advisor, according to the statement on base.
Vilevac had been a Marine since 2008 and had earned several awards including the Good Conduct Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, NATO/International Security Assistance Force Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and the National Defense Medal.