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Two V Corps soldiers pleaded guilty in separate courts-martial in the death of Pfc. Stephen V. Jordan II, 596th Maintenance Company, 3rd Corps Support Command.

Spc. Eric R. Norton-Aragon, 20, and Pfc. Kevin M. Mosley, 21, both of the 596th Maintenance Company, based in Darmstadt, Germany, entered their pleas in trials at Cambrai-Fritsch Casern in Darmstadt, according to a V Corps statement.

Jordan died of a heroin overdose in Darmstadt on Sept. 12, 2002.

Norton-Aragon pleaded guilty to manslaughter at a general court-martial May 5.

He also pleaded guilty to the wrongful use of heroin, wrongful distribution of heroin, obstruction of justice and making a false official statement.

Norton-Aragon was sentenced to reduction to the lowest enlisted grade, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, nine years of confinement and a dishonorable discharge.

He was tried and sentenced by a judge.

Mosley pleaded guilty to negligent homicide at a general court-martial May 8.

He also pleaded guilty to the wrongful use of cocaine, wrongful use of heroin, wrongful distribution of heroin, obstruction of justice and two charges of making a false official statement.

Mosley was sentenced to reduction to the lowest enlisted grade, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, 12 years of confinement and a dishonorable discharge.

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