Ashland Marine Killed in Fight for Iraq

Ashland, OH - Another local Marine has lost his life in the fight for Iraq.

The Department of Defense tells 19 Action News Sergeant Major Joseph J. Ellis died last Wednesday on a combat mission in the Al-Anbar province.

Ellis was assigned to a Marine Expeditionary Unit based out of Camp Pendleton, CA.

The Ashland man was 40-years-old.