A soldier stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, was found dead over the weekend behind a barracks, according to local media reports, adding to the rash of deaths and disappearances of soldiers assigned to the embattled military post.
The soldier was found unresponsive on Saturday and was later pronounced dead, KWTV-TV reported. The death is under investigation. The soldier was not identified, but the news outlet reported they were assigned to the Army’s 1st Cavalry Division.
Fox News has reached out to Army officials.
News of the deceased service member comes as the military installation is grappling with dozens of deaths and disappearances involving a number of service members assigned to the base in recent years, which is located just outside Killeen, Texas.
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