SEOUL — An 8th Maintenance Squadron airman was found dead Thursday in his dormitory at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, according to the 8th Fighter Wing.

The cause of Master Sgt. Eric J. Collins’ death, which occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m., is still under investigation.

“Our deepest condolences go out the family, friends and co-workers of Master Sgt. Collins,” said Col. Kenneth Ekman, 8th Fighter Wing commander. “This is a sad time for all of us, as pre-mature loss of life is always unfortunate. Losing a member of the Wolf Pack impacts us all, and I would ask that everyone reach out and support one another during these tough times.”

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