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Miss. soldier dies of med condition in Afghanistan

JACKSON, Miss (AP) - The military says a soldier from Mississippi has died from a medical condition unrelated to combat in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon said Sgt. 1st Class Billy A. Sutton died Feb. 7 in Uruzgan province.

Mississippi National Guard spokesman Tim Powell says the 42-year-old soldier lived in Mooreville.

Powell says Sutton was a member of the 288th Engineer Sapper Company based in Houston, Miss. He was married with a wife and a stepson. He enlisted Sept. 5, 2001.

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