A Marine reservist has been charged in the death of Daniel Hollis, a sophomore student at Emerson College in Boston. Hollis, who was just 19 at the time, died on October 2, 2019, following a reported assault near the Allston-Brighton subway line on September 28. He suffered brain damage and did not regain consciousness after the incident.
On Monday, the Marine Corps confirmed that Lance Corporal Samuel London, a reservist with the 25th Marine Regiment, who was on leave at the time of Hollis’s death, will be facing a General Courts-Martial.
He is being charged with one count each of :
- Murder with intent to kill or inflict great bodily harm
- Wrongful use of a controlled substance
- Two counts of assault consummated by a battery.
Six days after Hollis’s death, the Marine Corps acknowledged that a Marine was being investigated in connection with the incident. However, in February a Suffolk County Grand Jury did not indict the suspect, who had been identified as London. Instead, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service took over the case.