A news report about the USS Iowa gun turret explosion in 1989.
Marine’s Body Sent Home without Heart
Dec. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Marine Sgt. Brian LaLoup was stationed at the U.S. Embassy in Greece in August of 2012 when he shot himself after a night of heavy drinking. But his parents say that his body arrived home for burial with his heart missing. Craig and Beverly LaLoup, of Coatsville, Penn., have filed a lawsuit against the United States government, the Department of Defense and the Navy, for failing to prevent the Greek government from performing an autopsy and taking his heart for "harvesting." Read more: http://www.upi.com/blog/2013/12/10/Marines-body-sent-home-without-heart-family-claims-in-lawsuit/5651386725129/ --- Video Source (USA TODAY): http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2013/12/11/3987065/