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Local Soldier Dies; Investigation Continues


The Army Times has released the name of a local solder found dead at Ft. Carson Colorado Monday.

21-year-old Kyle Walls was discovered deceased in his quarters, according to official Army statements.

He was a member of the 10th Special Forces Group, Airborne. He had been a member of the Army since 2015. His military occupational specialty was listed as Microwave Systems Operator/Maintainer.

Walls was posthumously promoted Private First Class. His highest military award was the Army Commendation Medal.

The family will attend a military service in Colorado. Local service arrangements are being provided by Trout Funeral Home.

His death remains under investigation.