Pfc Devon James Tucker

Pfc. Devon James Tucker

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FORT HOOD - Fort Hood officials identified a soldier who was found unresponsive last Thursday at his off-post residence in Copperas Cove, as Pfc. Devon James Tucker.

Tucker, 21, whose home of record is listed as Wayne City, Illinois, joined the Army in January 2016 as an infantryman and had been assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, since May 2016, post officials said.

Tucker deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from August 2016 to February 2017.

Copperas Cove police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

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