UPDATE: Officials confirm missing Marine from Kentucky found dead
Sgt. Tristan Clinger went missing from his base in New Jersey a week ago.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials with the Burlington County K-9 Search and Rescue Team confirm a missing United States Marine was found dead, Saturday night.
According to 28-year-old Sgt. Tristan Clinger's Facebook page, he is originally from Louisville.
Officials have not yet said where Sgt. Clinger's body was found, and details have not yet been released on the circumstances of his death.
According to Clinger's wife, he went missing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on December 20th around 4 p.m.
She said the father of two looked distraught before his disappearance.
The base he went missing from is about 45 miles east of Philadelphia.
Family members say Clinger does still have some family in Louisville.
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