Sgt. Alex Taylor

FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who was found unresponsive at his place of duty on post Wednesday.

Sgt. Alex Mathew Dean Taylor, 23, whose home of record is listed as Texas City, Texas, entered active-duty military service in March 2012 as an aviation operations specialist.Taylor was assigned to the 15th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Hood, since July 2016.

Taylor's awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Aviation Badge, Air Assault Badge and Army Service Ribbon.

Circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation by U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, said Chris Grey, CID spokesman.

“At this point in the investigative process we do not suspect foul play, but have not completely ruled it out while we conduct a complete and thorough death investigation,” Grey said.

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