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Soldier found dead in car on Fort Bragg

Posted July 24, 2008 12:09 p.m. EDT

— The body of a soldier discovered dead on Fort Bragg over the weekend was found in a car in a parking lot.

The Army's Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the death of Pfc. Luke J. Brown, 27, of Fredericksburg, Va.

Brown's body was found off Bastogne Drive on post at about 3:50 a.m. Sunday. His body has been sent to a military medical examiner for an autopsy.

Brown was an intelligence analyst assigned to Headquarters Company. He had been a member of the 82nd Airborne Division since January and had joined the Army a year earlier.