Possible Suspect In The Death Of Emerson Student Identified As Marine

Daniel Hollis Emerson Student Caring.org

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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — A new report has identified the possible suspect in connection to the recent death of an Emerson Student as a Marine.

The WBZ-TV I-Team reports that the Marine is based in California and is set to be deployed overseas, but was in Boston at the time of 19-year-old Daniel Hollis' death.

Hollis died from blunt force trauma to the head following a confrontation in Allston.

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Vigil Held For Emerson Student; Death Investigated As Homicide

“We are deeply saddened to learn that an off-base incident allegedly involving one of our Marines has led to the passing of a man in the Boston community,” the U.S. Marine Corps said in a statement. “This is a tragic event and is being treated with great care and solemnity on the part of the command.”

The report also said that potential surveillance video of Hollis getting punched, and then falling and hitting his head on the concrete.

Hollis died on September 28 after being in a coma. He was college sophomore and played lacrosse.

WBZ NewsRadio's Jim MacKay (@JimMacKayOnAir) reports

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