NCIS Investigates Shooting Death at Quantico
– October 14, 2013 10:26 am
QUANTICO, Va. – A Marine was found dead at Quantico and investigators don’t know yet how he died.
Authorities found Cpl. Daniel B. Vilevac was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound while inside his home Sunday night. Vilevac lived in on-base housing at Quantico, and he was pronounced dead there.
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is now looking into the death and have not named any suspects, or have the determined if Vilevac’s death was by his own hand.
More in a press release:
Vilevac, a native of Cuyahoga, Ohio, a rifleman assigned to Charlie Company, The Basic School, where he was an enlisted instructor-advisor. While at TBS, Vilevac was responsible for training newly commissioned second lieutenants.
He joined the Marine Corps in August 2008, and was promoted to corporal in January 2012. His awards include 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, Afghan Campaign Medal, and the National Defense Medal.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Cpl. Vilevac’s family, fellow Marines and friends following this tragic incident,” said Col. Todd S. Desgrosseilliers, commanding officer of TBS. “Supporting and taking care of those affected by this loss is our top priority at this time.”