Fort Hood soldier found dead behind company barracks

Bernie Beck Gate at Fort Hood in Central Texas.
source Tony Gutierrez

FORT HOOD, Texas (KWTX) – A soldier assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood was found dead behind his company barracks, according to Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer Bocanegra.

The soldier was found unresponsive on Saturday, October 9 and was later pronounced dead.

No further information was provided. Bocanegra said the soldier’s death is under investigation.

News 10 is working to learn more about the soldier and the circumstances surrounding the death.

This article will be updated when we obtain new information.

Written by Eric Franklin

Categories: Crime, Veterans

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