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US servicemember found dead in Vicenza

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 1, 2018

An American servicemember was found dead in his barracks in Vicenza, Italy, early Monday morning, military authorities and Italian media reported.

The servicemember was found dead on Caserma Ederle, said Maj. Chris Bradley, a 173rd Airborne Brigade spokesman, in a statement.

“We are saddened by this loss and express our deepest condolences to the family,” Bradley said. “The incident is under investigation by military and Italian authorities.”

The Italian newspaper Corriere della Serra said the servicemember was a 24-year-old soldier and that Italian emergency personnel were unsuccessful in attempts to revive the soldier. An autopsy was being performed, the newspaper stated.

The servicemember’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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