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Fort Bragg Army soldiers found dead in barracks as officials say 2 paratroopers were ‘involved with illicit drugs’


TWO soldiers were found dead in their barracks on Friday – and military officials believe they were “involved with illicit drugs.”

Spc. Joshua Diamond, 35, and Pfc. Matthew Disney, 20, were found unresponsive in their barracks, officials confirmed on Monday.

The deaths of Spc. Joshua Diamond, 35, and Pfc. Matthew Disney, 20, of Aberdeen, Maryland may be connected to ‘illicit drugs’, an army spokesperson said Monday

Col. Phillip J. Kiniery III said: “We mourn the passing of Matthew and Joshua. They remain part of our Family of Falcon Brigade Paratroopers.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones and fellow Paratroopers during this difficult time.”

Chris Grey, spokesman for Army CID, added: “At this point in the investigation we do have credible information that the soldiers were involved with illicit drugs.”


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