Royal Marines plead not guilty

Three Royal Marines pleaded not guilty today to the murder of a unknown Afghan while on active service.

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Five Marines in custody on murder charge

The arrested Marines are part of 3 Brigade in Plymouth Credit: ITV Westcountry

Five Royal Marines based in Plymouth remain in custody accused of murder. The servicemen from 3 Brigade were charged yesterday in connection with an incident last year in Afghanistan. The Director of Service Prosecutions will decide whether they should face a court martial.

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