U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Deshun Davis, Death – A Marine Corps student who was found dead in his car at the Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia on Sept. 2 has been identified as U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Deshun Davis, 24, who was attending a resident program at the university on the Marine Corps Base when he was found unresponsive.
Officials said he was pronounced dead on the scene. An investigation into the incident is ongoing, officials said. Sergeant Davis was permanently assigned to reserve unit 1st Battalion 24th Marine Regiment in Selfridge, Michigan as a member of the active duty Inspector-Instructor staff.
Davis’s previous assignments include the 11th Expeditionary Unit and 1st Marine Logistics Group, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
Davis’s awards include the Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Service Deployment Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, according to officials.
“His [Davis’s] family, loved ones, and peers have our deepest sympathies as we continue to provide support during this difficult time,” a Marine Corps spokesperson said.