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(CNN)-- A soldier who was left mostly paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan has died of his wounds, less than five weeks after he arrived home in Topeka.
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home in Topeka confirms the death Wednesday of 27-year-old Sgt. Jamie Jarboe.
Jarboe was stationed at Fort Riley in 2009 and deployed to Afghanistan in February 2011. He was on foot patrol there last April when a sniper's bullet penetrated his spine, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down.
The married father of 2 had more than 100 surgeries and was due for more after his Feb. 17 return to a hero's welcome in Topeka.
Jarboe was a native of Frankfort, Ind. He was assigned to 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division.
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