Army IDs soldier killed in noncombat-related incident in Saudi Arabia

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The Pentagon on Monday identified a soldier killed in Saudi Arabia over the weekend.

Specialist Clayton James Horne of Atlanta, La., died Saturday in Riyadh “as a result of wounds sustained by a noncombat related incident,” according to a Defense Department statement.

The 23-year-old was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, which fights the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

{mosads}No additional information was provided in the release, and the incident is under investigation.

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


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