Army investigates death of soldier at Fort Wainwright in Alaska

By WYATT OLSON | STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 8, 2018

The Army is investigating the death of an Alaska-based soldier found dead in his barracks room Sunday morning.

Foul play is not suspected in the death of Pfc. Ruben Gonzalez III, 23, at Fort Wainwright, which is near Fairbanks, the Army said Tuesday.

Gonzalez was a cavalryman assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade, 25th Infantry Division.

He had enlisted in the Army in March 2017 in Indio, Calif., and had been assigned to U.S. Army Alaska since August 2017, the Army said.


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