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Funeral Monday for Janesville Marine murdered at Camp Pendleton

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UPDATE (WKOW) --- A Janesville marine killed in January at Camp Pendleton in California was laid the rest Monday.

More than 100 people gathered at New Life Assembly Church in Janesville to pay their final respects.

The driveway leading to the church was lined with American flags in his honor. Family members watched as the casket was carried into the church by a marine detail.

After the more than hour-long service, Barclay-Weberpal's body was taken to St. Mary's Cemetery in Milton. There, the young marine was buried with full military honors -- including a 21-gun salute.

As mourners bid a final farewell -- a bugler played taps in the background.

Military investigators said Barclay-Weberpal was stabbed to death January 16th at Camp Pendleton near San Diego. Another service member is in custody as the naval criminal investigative service continues looking into the case. No one has been charged at this time.


JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Monday is the funeral for a Janesville Marine who was murdered at Camp Pendleton.

Private First Class Ethan Barclay-Weberpal was stabbed to death January 16. The military says another service members is in confinement while an investigation continues. 

Barclay-Weberpal joined the Marines after graduating high school in Michigan recently. He also attended Whitewater and Janesville Parker High Schools.

His body was brought back to Wisconsin Friday. There was a visitation Sunday for Barclay-Weberpal. 

Funeral services are Monday at 1:00 p.m. at New Life Assembly of God Church. Barclay-Weberpal will be buried with full military honors at St. Mary's Cemetery in Milton.

Flags in Wisconsin will be flown at half-staff Monday in honor of Barclay-Weberpal. 

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