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McComb 05/04/08

Mississippi Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb

A McComb woman serving with the U.S. Marines died in a roadside bomb attack over the weekend in Iraq.

The Enterprise-Journal reports Lance Corporal Casey Casanova, 22, was in a transport with three other Marines Friday night when a roadside bomb exploded. All four marines were killed in the attack.

Casanova worked in radio communications with the Marines. She joined the military two years ago.

Casanova was the only child of Paula Carruth of McComb. Her mother described her as a selfless and giving person.

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