Army identifies Alaska-based soldier found dead in his home

Sgt. Alexander Alcantara (US Army)

A 40-year-old soldier stationed at Fort Wainwright was found dead in his on-post home Tuesday, officials said.

Sgt. Alexander Alcantara was found in his house by a family member. According to the Army Times, officials said they do not suspect foul play.

Alcantara joined the in January of 2007 and was from Yona, Guam. He was assigned to 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

Before returning to Fort Wainwright in 2013, his first duty-station, he was assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord. His death is still under investigation.

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