The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating the death of a 24-year-old Fort Bragg, North Carolina, soldier after he was found dead of a gunshot wound on Sunday.
Authorities responded to a 911 call from Sgt. Jason Wiens’ ex-wife after she discovered his body in his off-post apartment around 1:00 p.m., Fayetteville police Sgt. Shaun Sterepay told Army Times on Tuesday.
The police are investigating the death as a suicide, he said.
Wiens had been a combat medic with 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division since January 2016, according to an Army release.
Source: 82nd Airborne soldier found dead Sunday of apparent suicide