Marine Private First Class Ricky A. Morris was killed in Iraq Thursday. The Department of Defense reports Morris and another Marine died as a result of enemy action in Al Qaim, Iraq.
Morris was 20-years-old. He and his parents moved to Lubbock in 2003.
He was scheduled to return to Lubbock in September.
Last month a government official testified nearly 1,500 children who recently arrived unaccompanied at the border could not be accounted for.