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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 193-07
February 20, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Sgt. 1st Class William C. Spillers, 39, of Terry, Miss., died Feb. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury. Spillers was assigned to the 230th Finance Detachment, Jackson, Miss.
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the Mississippi Army National Guard public affairs office at (601) 313-6184.