Marine accused of sexual act against friend

August 5, 2009 10:34:39 AM PDT
The Onslow County Sheriff's Office charged a 23-year-old Marine with committing a sexual act against a 19-year-old male.Kyle David Mullinax is charged with one count of second-degree sexual offense resulting from an incident that happened on July 28.

Authorities say Mullinax hosted a party at his residence on July 27 for the Marines in his unit.

The victim, who is also a Marine, said several hours after he fell asleep, he awakened to his cell phone alarm on the morning of the 28th. As he woke up, he realized Mullinax was touching him inappropriately.

The victim said he left the home and reported the incident to his military command and the sheriff's office the next day.

On August 4, deputies arrested Mullinax. He is being held in the Onslow County Detention Center.