Glenn Highway the on and off-ramps leading to Fort Richardson are closed at this hour, as Anchorage Police deal with a suicide attempt at Fort Richardson. APD spokesperson Marlene Lammers says a caller alerted police to the situation at 6:15 am. APD officers are on site, along with a SWAT team negotiator and a K-9 team. Lammers says a young man is threatening suicide. It was the man's father who made the call.
The Army made a brief announcement Tuesday that a soldier was found dead in his barracks at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Monday morning.
The identity is also out on that soldier from the 4-25th found dead at his home more than a week ago in Anchorage.
The identities have been released on the four Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldiers kill by a roadside bomb Saturday in Afghanistan.