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U.S. Air Forces in Europe is investigating the cause of death of a master sergeant who died Wednesday.

Master Sgt. Edna Padilla-Joeckle was found dead in a hotel room in Cochem, Germany, while on temporary duty at Buechel Air Base, according to a USAFE statement released Friday.

A memorial service will be announced soon for Padilla-Joeckle, who was assigned to USAFE’s Directorate of Air and Space Operations, according to the statement.


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