Fort Richardson Soldier Found Dead

Associated Press

Officials with Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson are reporting that a Richardson Soldier was found dead in his family quarters on post early this morning by a supervisor in his unit, who went to check on the Soldier’s whereabouts when he failed to report to work. The soldier was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team there.

The cause of death is unknown and is under investigation by Richardson’s U. S. Army Criminal Investigation Detachment.

The name of the soldier is being withheld pending completion of the next of kin notification process.

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