The army, local police probe recent mystery death of 11 Fort Hood soldiers

Sgt. Alex Mathew Dean Taylor, 23, was found dead in his work on Fort Hood in Texas.

(U.S. Army)

The Army and the local police are investigating the death of 11 Fort Hood soldiers who have died in and out of the large Texas base in the last three months in mysterious circumstances, according to reports.

The most recent death involved Sgt. Alex Taylor, 23, of Texas City, Texas, who was found Wednesday unresponsive at his work at Fort Hood.

The Army’s Criminal investigation Command is probing Taylor’s death, Stars and Stripes, Friday reported.

“At this point in the whole process that we do not suspect foul play, but it is not completely ruled it out while we perform a complete and thorough death investigation,” Criminal Investigations spokesman Christopher Grey told the newspaper.

Fort Hood said Taylor’s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, the Aviation Badge and the Air Assault Badge, among others. He was part of the 15th Military Intelligence Battalition and enrolled as an aviation operations.

Taylor is at least the 11th Fort Hood soldier died in the US. since Oct. 12.

Three other soldiers were found to respond in October, November and December. Their death is being investigated by the Army and the police in two Texas cities.

Three other soldiers died of gunshot wounds. One of them, Pvt. Kevin Paulino, 24, died of a shot, while he was in Indiana, Stars and Stripes reported. The Army said that the soldiers death were examined.

The other two died of diseases and two others died in car crashes.

The researchers found the body of Pvt. Dakota Stump, 19, Avon, Indiana, in the forest next to his flipped vehicle Nov. 3, three weeks after he was reported missing and declared AWOL, the paper reported.

Researchers believe Stomp crashed into the woods after his vehicle left the road and rolled over multiple times.

Fort Hood said the Army Criminal Investigation is the investigation of Blunt’s death.

Three soldiers from Fort Hood died in November 12, in a suicide bomb attack at Bagram air base in Afghanistan: Staff Sgt. John Perry, 30; Private First Class Tyler Iubelt, 20; and Sgt. 1st Class Allan Brown, 46. Brown died of the injuries in the attack at Walter Reade National Medical Center in Bethesda Dec. 6, the Houston Chronicle reported Friday.

The Army said Sgt. Douglas Riney, who was assigned to Fort Hood, died in Afghanistan Oct. 20 in a firefight with the enemy.

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