Death of Hopewell soldier in Afghanistan under investigation
HOPEWELL, Va. (WTVR) – The Department of Defense announced Thursday that a soldier from Hopewell, Virginia died in Afghanistan.
In a press release, the DoD said Pfc. Michael W. Pyron died January 10th in Parwan province, Afghanistan.
Maj. Carla Debro told CBS 6 Senior Reporter Wayne Covil that she could not release more details about Pyron’s death, but did say the death was under investigation.
The 30-year-old soldier was assigned to the 25th Signal Battalion, 160th Signal Brigade, 335th Signal Command Theater.
The Department of Defense said Pyron left behind a wife and two children.
That unit was based out of East Point, Georgia.
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