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Man suspected of killing Marine's missing wife charged with murder
Man suspected of killing Marine's missing wife charged with murder

The man accused of killing a Marine's wife and dumping her body at the bottom of a 140-foot mine shaft near Joshua Tree National Park was charged Tuesday with murder, prosecutors said. Cpl. Christopher Brandon Lee was arrested by federal authorities on Sunday in Anchorage, more than a month after Erin Corwin, 19, went missing June 28. Lee, a former next-door neighbor who is suspected of having had an affair with Corwin, also faces a special allegation of “lying in wait,” which could increase the potential punishment to life without parole or death, according to the San Bernardino County district attorney's office. “The decision regarding which penalty...

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