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DOD identifies US Army casualty as Louisiana man

Posted at 1:20 PM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 14:20:03-04

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Specialist Clayton James Horne, 23, of Atlanta, Louisiana died August 17, 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as a result of wounds sustained by a noncombat related incident. The incident is currently under investigation, according to the defense officials.

Horne was assigned to the 351st Military Police Company, 160th Military Police Battalion, Ocala, Florida.