Fort Lee

A soldier was found dead in the Fort Lee barracks in Prince George County late Friday afternoon. Officials did not immediately provide any details about the circumstances surrounding the death.

The body was discovered at 4:37 p.m., according to a brief statement from the Fort Lee Public Affairs Office.

Fort Lee’s Criminal Investigation Division is investigating, in accordance with Army policy, the public affairs office said. However, the office did not immediately specify whether foul play is suspected.

The soldier’s identity has not been released, pending next of kin notification.

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