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    Family of Decapitated Soldier to Sue Army over Unsolved Homicide

    Family of Decapitated Soldier to Sue Army over Unsolved Homicide

    The family of a soldier whose head washed ashore off the coast of North Carolina will file a civil suit against the for how it handled the investigation into his death, the family's lawyer told .com on Sunday.

    In May 2020, Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez, 21, went camping in the Outer Banks area with seven other soldiers. A member of the group reported him missing on May 23 and, six days later, Roman-Martinez's head was found just a few miles away from the soldiers' campsite.

    No suspect has been named in the case, and the manner in which the Bragg human resources specialist died is unknown.

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    More than two years after Roman-Martinez's death, his family wants answers about the fruitless Army investigation and is hoping the lawsuit will unearth more information about what happened.

    “I want the truth,” Griselda Martinez, Roman-Martinez's sister, told Military.com on Monday. “I want more effort for my brother. … I want justice for my family. … He was in the safest place in the whole world, and my brother was murdered on American land serving as a member of the military.

    “This closure is everything to me,” she added. “It's for my mom, for my family, my brother's friends — the people that touched his life — it's for all of us.”

    While the Army has been investigating the death — which has been designated as a cold case…

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