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Bay County Marine Killed in Afghanistan

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A young man from Bay County dies while serving his country overseas.

The family was notified early yesterday morning. Jared Brown, 20, a Marine, was killed on-base in Afghanistan. He died from a gun shot wound and family members tell News 13 the military is investigating.

Brown was a 2011 graduate of Deane Bozeman School and went into the Marines just days after graduation.

Brown had only been in Afghanistan for about a month and a half. yesterday was his birthday.

Family and friends say he was a wonderful young man who wanted to join the Marines from a very early age.