Who is Leroy Dulaney? Age, What happened to Leroy Dulaney and Where is Private Dulaney?

Leroy Dulaney

Leroy Dulaney was a 20-year-old American Marine officer who vanished and got murdered by a serial killer after that his mother started her private investigation to find the body of her son and to find what happened to her son in the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina and today on November 16, 2022, a true-crime docu-series on Leroy Dulaney murder investigation was released on Hulu and it was titled as “Where is Private Dulaney?” And it was produced by ABC News Studios.

Leroy Dulaney
Leroy Dulaney

Who is Leroy Dulaney?

Leroy Dulaney was a very well-honored American young Marine officer from Weirton, Hancock County, West Virginia, USA and he was stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina at the time of his death. Leroy Dulaney was born to his father Jimmy Alton Dulaney and his mother Carol Kay Alley, he grew up with his sister. Leroy Dulaney’s name came to the limelight when his mother Carol Dulaney, took matters into her own hands and undertook an investigation to find out what really happened to her son.

What happened to Leroy Dulaney and how he died

In May 1979 Benjamin Duval and the murderer were members of the United States Marine Corps and were stationed at Camp LeJeune in Onslow County, on 23 May 1979 during lunch hour the killer requests Benjamin Duval to drive him and Jimmy Leroy Dulaney away from the base to go to “another guy’s house,” and Benjamin followed the directions given by killer. The killer was sitting in the back seat and Leroy Dulaney was in the front seat beside the driver Benjamin.

They drove along Highway 24 toward Swansboro and during that the killer and Leroy Dulaney were discussing something about hash after that shortly before reaching Swansboro, Benjamin turned down the road to Belgrade and proceeded two or more miles and there the killer shot Leroy Dulaney in the back of the head and told Benjamin to keep driving.

After that, the killer covered Leroy Dulaney’s head with old blue jeans and continued their way to a dirt road after crossing seventy to seventy-five yards they stopped. The killer then dragged Leroy Dulaney’s dead body into the woods and again shot the body six or seven more times after that the killer and benjamin returned to the car and the killer warned benjamin to keep silent because he was an accomplice now and both returned to the base at Camp LeJeune after that on 4 July 1979, Benjamin Duval and the killer returned to the crime place and moved the body elsewhere.

After the investigation started Leroy Dulaney’s body parts were found on 1 August 1979 at both locations. At the court, Benjamin Duval’s testimony was corroborated in many respects by other witnesses and incriminating letters written by the killer were also introduced in evidence. Later Benjamin Duval testified he had entered a plea of guilty in this case and faced a sentence of twenty years in prison, the killer was convicted of murder by the jury in the second degree and was sentenced to life imprisonment.

What happens in the Hulu docu-series “Where is Private Dulaney?” 

Where is Private Dulaney? Is a three-episode docu-series and in the first episode, we will see Carol Dulaney’s son vanishes from Camp Lejeune, declared AWOL after that his mother starts an investigation and starts coming out some names who are connected with Carol Dulaney’s son’s murder.

In the second episode, we will see Carol Dulaney’s search continues and during the search, an 11-year-old boy makes a terrible discovery in the woods, where he found a hand sticking up from a shallow grave by watching that Carol is consumed by fear that it could this be her son?

After that in the third episode, we will see Fletcher told that he killed 8 people. And now the main question is If there are other bodies, where are they? After that, an escape plan is formulated and many lives are threatened and another unknown body is found.

Leroy Dulaney Age and Wiki

Leroy Dulaney was born on February 17, 1959, in Weirton, Hancock County, West Virginia, United States and his full name was Jimmy Leroy Dulaney. Leroy Dulaney was 20 years old at the time of his death.

Leroy Dulaney died on 23 May 1979 at Camp LeJeune, Onslow County, North Carolina, United States, and currently, his Burial is located at the Chapel Hill Cemetery Weirton, Hancock County, West Virginia, United States. Leroy Dulaney was a married man and he was married to his girlfriend Brenda, who is also there in the “Where is Private Dulaney?” series.

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Ans. Leroy Dulaney is 20 years old.

Ans. Leroy Dulaney is from Weirton, Hancock County, West Virginia, United States.

Ans. Carol Kay Alley is the mother of Leroy Dulaney. 

Ans. Brenda is the wife of Leroy Dulaney.

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