Velez Death Under Investigation - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/28/06

Velez Death Under Investigation

The Department of Defense now indicates that Velez suffered gunshot wounds in a non-combat related incident. And, that his death is under investigation.

Representatives at Fort Irwin, where Velez was based, tell NewsChannel 11 that an investigation following the death of a soldier is not uncommon. NewsChannel 11 will continue to follow the investigation, to bring you the latest as it becomes available.

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