Fort Riley Soldier Dies at Home


Police in Riley County say foul play is not suspected in the death of a Fort Riley soldier at his home off the northeast Kansas post.

Police told reporters Monday that a relative found Sgt. Duriel Powell, 33, not breathing Friday at his home in Ogden. Emergency medical personnel determined Powell was deceased.

Riley County Police Lt. Josh Kyle says there were no signs of foul play, and an autopsy will be conducted.

Officials with the 1st Infantry Division say Powell was a field artillery radar operator. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team.


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