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Soldier found dead at Fort Riley is identified

FORT RILEY, Kan. | A soldier found dead at Fort Riley last week has been identified as 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Miller.

The Army said Monday the cause of death remains under investigation.

Miller was found unresponsive March 10 in a vehicle parked on a trail behind the Fort Riley commissary. He was pronounced dead at the hospital on the northeast Kansas post.

Miller served two tours of duty in Iraq, from August 2004 to January 2005 and again from October 2008 to September 2009.

The Army says Miller had been stationed at Fort Riley since July 2008. He was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

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