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Baghdad 11/23/07

Mississippi Soldier Dies

Sad news out of Iraq.  The Department of Defense reports that a Jackson soldier died at Camp Striker in Baghdad.

According to the DOD, Specialist Melvin L. Henley, Junior, 26-years old, died from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. Details of the incident were not made available, but it is under investigation.

Henley served in the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, Third Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Georgia.

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