'An Eerie Coincidence': Family of 2nd Marine Attacked in D.C. Speaks Out
The family of the second Marine who was discovered brutally attacked in our nation’s capital spoke out this morning.
Reports just emerged that Sgt. Christopher Marquez, who was beaten and robbed at a local McDonald’s, wasn’t the only Marine to be ambushed that night.
Cpl. Michael Schroeder, 35, was knocked unconscious and left for dead in Washington D.C. Reports say he laid on the ground bleeding for hours before Good Samaritans found him and called the police.
Police do not believe that the two incidents are connected.
But his family says the chilling sequence of events seems out of the ordinary.
“It is an eerie coincidence,” said Schroeder’s twin brother, Robert. “It’s sort of hard to believe that he wasn’t beaten in the same manner.”
Their sister, Deirdre Furr, said her brothers have lived in that area for a long time, and never used to feel unsafe.
“It’s pretty disturbing that it did happen, and that he was left there,” she said.
Schroeder remains in recovery and has little recollection of the traumatic incident.
A GoFundMe page has been created to help support the veteran, who reportedly does not have health insurance.
Watch the interview, above.