US Army Soldier found dead at Fort Wainwright

Published: May. 8, 2018 at 7:48 PM AKDT
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A US Army soldier was found dead in his barracks on Sunday morning at Fort Wainwright.

Army Alaska officials have identified the soldier as 23-year old Private First Class Ruben Gonzalez the 3rd.

Officials say Gonzalez enlisted in the Army in early 2017 - and was assigned to Alaska a few months later.

The 23-year old served as a cavalryman with the 1st stryker brigade, 25th infantry division at Fort Wainwright.

While army officials say foul play is not suspected - Gonzalez'S death is being investigated by the US Criminal Investigation Command.