Post officials are announcing the soldier has been identified as Staff Sgt. Richard Denham, 42, who was assigned 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade combat team, 1st Infantry Division. The cause of the death is under invevstigation.
Last week Fort Riley authorities confirmed the death of 24 year old Nathan Matthews, found dead a a rural Geary county residence a week ago Tuesday. Matthews was with the 701st Brigade Support Battalion, but also with the 4th Infantry Brigade combat team, 1st Infantry Division.