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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 974-07
August 06, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

          

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Pfc. Matthew M. Murchison, 21, of Independence, Mo., died August 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 127th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Hanau, Germany.
 
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the 21st Theater Sustainment Command public affairs office at 011-49-631-413-8184.