Officials at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston plan an autopsy Thursday morning, The State reported.
In June, another Marine recruit died at the 8,095-acre military installation during a rigorous training exercise known as the “Crucible,” The State reported.
At least eight other boot camp trainees have died in all at Parris Island, which is one of only two Marine Corps training stations in the United States, according to the newspaper.
About 19,000 recruits train there every year.
The base was made famous in the 1987 Stanley Kubrick film “Full Metal Jacket,” which featured an unrelenting drill sergeant played memorably by the late R. Lee Ermey.