Charges Filed in Camp Pendleton Stabbing


A Camp Pendleton Marine accused of stabbing a female Marine multiple times, has been charged, according to officials with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS.)

According to NCIS, the charges were filed last Friday.

Camp Pendleton has not released the name of the Marine charged in the crime or details about the charges.

Lance Cpl. Emily Hammonds was stabbed at Camp Pendleton on Jan. 18. She was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital, according to a Marine Corps public information official.

Pentagon sources told NBC that a male Marine stabbed Hammonds during some kind of domestic dispute. The nature of their relationship is unclear.

NCIS said the suspect was being held in Camp Pendleton’s brig.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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