WITN  | Greenville, NC  | News, Weather, Sports

Ft. Bragg Soldier Dies In Iraq

The military says a paratrooper from Fort Bragg's 82nd Airborne Division has died of a non-combat injury.

The Department of Defense says 26-year-old Second Lieutenant
Stuart Liles, of Raeford, died Tuesday in Bagram, Afghanistan.
Liles was a platoon leader for the 122nd Aviation Support
Battalion.

Defense officials say his death is under investigation.

Liles earned a liberal arts degree at the University of Central
Arkansas and arrived at the 82nd Airborne in January this year.
Liles is survived by his wife, Aubre, and his daughter, Aurora. His
mother, Kristin Liles, is from Hot Springs, Arkansas.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 11496276 - witn.com/a?a=11496276