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New England Marine Killed in Afghanistan

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BOSTON (CBS) – U.S. Flags in Rhode Island’s public buildings are flying at haff staff in honor of a 25-year-old Marine who was killed in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe  of Providence died April 12 in combat operations in Helmand  Province.

Tarwoe was assigned to a unit out of Camp Lejune, North Carolina.

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