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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 704-08
August 19, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Pvt. Janelle F. King, 23, of Merced, Calif., died Aug. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. She was assigned to the 115th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Polk, La.
 
            The incident is under investigation.
 
            For more information, media may contact the Fort Polk public affairs office at (337) 531-4630.