Marine from Louisville found dead in New Jersey

Published: Dec. 27, 2015 at 10:26 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 3, 2016 at 10:26 PM EST
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Sgt. Tristan Clinger, 28, a United States Marine from Louisville, was found dead Saturday in...
Sgt. Tristan Clinger, 28, a United States Marine from Louisville, was found dead Saturday in New Jersey. (Source: Facebook)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A missing United State Marine from Louisville was found dead Saturday in New Jersey.

Sgt. Tristan Clinger, 28, was found during a search in Browns Mills, N.J., according to WCAU-TV, the NBC affiliate in Philadelphia.

Clinger, a father to young children, went missing around 4 p.m. Dec. 20 from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in South Jersey. Clinger reportedly left the base on foot.

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Clinger had served in the Marines for five years.

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