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Army announces death of soldier from Fayetteville

Posted January 29, 2010 5:10 p.m. EST

The Department of Defense announced the death of a Fayetteville soldier Friday.

Sgt. Carlos E. Gill, 25, died Tuesday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center of an illness. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Gill was serving in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom before his illness.