UPDATE: Authorities identify solder found dead in Junction City apartment

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Junction City are investigating the death of a Fort Riley soldier in an off-post apartment.

The serviceman was identified Tuesday as 26-year-old Shawn Michael Thomas. Police responding to a report of a shooting Monday found Thomas dead of a single gunshot wound.

Investigators said in a news release that Thomas was assigned to E Company of 3rd Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment. His rank and hometown were not known.


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