Missouri Soldier Dies in Iraq

FORT RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) Military officials say a Missouri soldier assigned to Fort Richardson, Alaska, has died in Iraq.

U.S. Army Alaska says Sgt. 1st Class Daniel R. Sexton, a military policeman assigned to the 164th Military Police Company, died in Balad on Wednesday of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident.

Military officials could provided no further details about the death other than to say it remains under investigation.

The 53-year-old Sexton, of Wentzville, Mo., was assigned to Fort Richardson in June 2004.

Next of kin have been notified. A memorial service will be held today at the Post Chapel.

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