Parris Island marine found dead

newsroom@islandpacket.comJune 5, 2014 

A Parris Island Marine was found dead Wednesday in base housing and foul play is not suspected, according to a Marine Corps news release issued Thursday.

Staff Sgt. Hugo O. Espinoza Jr., 31, was a drill instructor with 3rd Recruit Training Battalion. He had been stationed on Parris Island since July 2013.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, the release said.

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