Illinois Soldier Found Dead in Fort Hood Barracks

An Illinois soldier stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, was found dead Friday in his barracks room, officials announced Monday.

Spc. Dion Shannon Servant, 24, of Maywood, entered active-duty service as a petroleum supply specialist in June 2014, according to a news release from Fort Hood. Servant was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division since December of 2014.

According to the news release, Servant’s awards include the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

The incident is under investigation, the release said.

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