Michigan Marine Killed

By: Josie Connell
By: Josie Connell

A Marine from Mount Pleasant has been killed fighting in Iraq. The Pentagon said 20-year-old Lance Corporal Justin Ellsworth died Saturday from enemy action in Al-Anbar Province.

Ellsworth is the 35th member of the military with known ties to Michigan to die in Iraq. Recent fighting to gain control of Fallujah has cost 38 US troops their lives and wounded 275.

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