Onslow Co victim reportedly assaulted by Marine while she slept

Edward Ramlal

HUBERT, N.C. (WNCT) – The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a sex offense suspect after the victim reported she was assaulted while she was sleeping.

Deputies arrested SSgt. Edward Samuel Ramlal, 32, and charged him with Second Degree Forcible Sexual Offense and Sexual Battery.

Marine Corps officials tell WNCT that he joined the Marine Corps in 2003. He is Marine Wing Support Squadron 271, Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and is stationed at MCAS Cherry Point. Officials told WNCT they are working with deputies about this investigation and take “all allegations of sexual misconduct seriously”.

Ramlal appeared in court on Monday. He was placed under a $100,000 unsecured bond.

He is expected to appear in court again on November 30.



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