Soldier Killed In Non-Combat Related Incident In Kuwait

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Department of Defense announced Tuesday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Richard A. Walters Jr., 41, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Aug. 10th in Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

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