- The Washington Times - Saturday, April 4, 2009

BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.S. military says an American Marine has died as a result of a non-combat related incident in Iraq.

A statement says the Multi National Force _ West Marine died Friday west of Baghdad in Anbar province.

It does not give further details but says the incident is under investigation.

At least 4,265 American service members have died in Iraq since the war began in March 2003. That’s according to an Associated Press Count.

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