Finksburg soldier stationed in Alaska found dead

Posted at 8:12 AM, Nov 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-04 14:58:44-04

A Carroll County soldier stationed in Fort Wainwright, Alaska was found dead by local police Wednesday.

Fairbanks Police found 21-year-old Pfc. Thomas Carl Snyder III just before 1 a.m.

No foul play is suspected, officials told the Army Times

The Finksburg native joined the Army in April 2015, according to the report. He trained at Fort Benning in Georgia and arrived at Fort Wainwright in August 2015.

He was an infantry scout with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

Synder's death is under investigation. 

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