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Sailor Accused Of Murdering Gay Seaman August Provost Commits Suicide In Jail

Breaking news from ABC: The U.S. Navy says a sailor charged with the murder of a seaman has committed suicide in the brig at Camp Pendleton. A Navy news release says Petty Officer Jonathan Campos, of Lancaster, was found unresponsive in his cell Friday afternoon. He was rushed to the base hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Officials say ...

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San Diego: Fellow Sailor Charged In Murder Of August Provost

The Navy has charged a fellow sailor in the killing of August Provost, the gay soldier found murdered last month in a guard shack at the entrance of USMC base Camp Pendleton near San Diego. Navy Petty Officer Jonathan Campos, a 32-year-old gas system technician, has been charged with murder, arson, unlawful entry, unlawful possession of a firearm and a ...

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Calls For Inquiry Into Death Of Gay Sailor August Provost

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) is calling for a deeper investigation into the death of Houston-born gay sailor August Provost, who was found murdered in his Camp Pendleton guard shack outside of San Diego two weeks ago. “I am requesting a full investigation into the murder,” Jackson Lee said Sunday. “This death appears bizarre, and more facts need to ...

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Tonight In San Diego: Vigil For Murdered Gay Sailor August Provost

A candlelight vigil for murdered gay sailor August Provost will be held tonight at 7pm at 1300 N. Coast Hwy at Monterey Drive in Oceanside, CA near the Camp Pendleton base entrance. Facebook event page here.

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Family Of Murdered Gay Sailor Blames Military For Ignoring His Complaints

Although the government is claiming that murdered San Diego sailor August Provost was not the victim of a hate crime, his family feels differently. Provost III, had complained a year before about being harassed for being gay. Roy said she advised Provost to report and document the incidents, but she said the military did little to help. “He went to ...

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Gay Sailor Murdered On Marine Base

The body of an openly gay sailor was found yesterday in a guard shack outside of Camp Pendleton, a USMC base just outside San Diego. The case may be investigated as a hate crime. The body of Seaman August Provost of Houston, Texas, was discovered about 3:30 a.m. on the western edge of the base, said Doug Sayers, a spokesman ...

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