Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch
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Here's a quirky little story for you:
Three Marines went to a house in Hollywood to tell the parents of Pfc. Alexander Arredondo that the 20-year-old died Tuesday in Najaf, according to police and television reports.

Carlos Arredondo, 44, then walked out of the house with a torch and what appeared to be a container of flammable liquid, reports said.

Police said that despite the Marines' efforts to stop him, Arredondo set the van and himself on fire. The Marines pulled him out of the burning vehicle and put out the flames, police said.

Arredondo was listed in serious condition at a Miami hospital.

"We have not seen this type of reaction."
But you may see it again. . .
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