ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — An Alaska-based soldier from South Carolina will serve nearly 12 years in a military prison and be dishonorably discharged after shooting a fellow soldier in the face on Christmas morning, killing him, a military judge determined Thursday.
Spec. Marshall D. Drake Jr., of Mount Pleasant, S.C., was sentenced by Maj.
Stefan Wolfe on Thursday to 11 years, 9 months after being convicted in a
general court-martial of involuntary manslaughter.
The 23-year-old Drake was accused of shooting Pfc. Grant W. Wise, of
Fairport, N.Y., in Drake's barracks room on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in
Anchorage, The Anchorage Daily News reported.
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