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Bragg soldier's death under investigation

Posted November 1, 2013

Army Spc. Donnie W. Batton

— Army investigators are looking into the death of an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper, who was found unresponsive at his home Tuesday, officials said Friday.

Spc. Donnie W. Batton, 24, of Live Oak, Fla., was pronounced dead at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, but the cause of death remains unknown, officials said.

Batton was a team leader in Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 37th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team.

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  • 678devilish Nov 1, 2013

    Strange indeed. My condolences to his family and friends.