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CAMP CASEY, South Korea — A 2nd Infantry Division soldier was found dead at Camp Eagle on Saturday, according to Army officials.

Pvt. Gristen Buttrey, 23, was discovered by his roommate in his barracks room, a 2nd ID spokesman said. The cause of his death is under investigation, a spokesman said.

Buttrey was an ammunition specialist with the 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade.

A memorial service was scheduled Wednesday at Camp Eagle, in Wonju.

Buttrey is survived by his parents, Troy and Pamela Buttrey of Skiatook, Okla.

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