A terrified mother believes the ghost of a dead marine could be haunting her four-year-old son. Michelle Lucas from Virginia Beach claims four-year-old Andrew talks about the life of Sergeant Val S Lewis who was killed during a terrorist bomb attack in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1983. She told News Channel 3: 'He just starts crying hysterically and I say, "What's wrong Andrew,' and he says "Why did you let me die in that fire".' 'Scared me, scared me— I didn’t know if there was a spirit coming out of him. I didn't know if there was a spirit coming out of him.' The soldier, who was on a peacekeeping mission at the time of his death, is buried in the Marietta National Cemetery in Georgia. He was one of 241 U.S. service personnel, 220 Marines and 21 other service personnel, the were killed when a truck bomb drove into a Marine compound. 300 service members had been living at the four-story building at the airport in Beirut. There were 1,800 Marines stationed in Beirut at the time. A multi-national force with units from France, Italy and the United Kingdom is also on peacekeeping duty in Lebanon at the same time. At the same time the Marine barracks was hit, a suicide bomber drove a pickup truck full of explosives and crashes into a building housing French paratroopers, killing 58.