American soldier found dead in barracks in South Korea; military rules out coronavirus

Pvt. 1st Class Marissa Jo Gloria, 25, of Moorhead, Minn., was found dead in her barracks at Camp Humphreys, the military said Tuesday. U.S. ARMY
Pvt. 1st Class Marissa Jo Gloria, 25, of Moorhead, Minn., was found dead in her barracks at Camp Humphreys, the military said Tuesday. U.S. ARMY

American soldier found dead in barracks in South Korea; military rules out coronavirus

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — A combat engineer with the 2nd Infantry Division sustainment brigade was found dead in her barracks at Camp Humphreys, the military said Tuesday. An official said coronavirus had been ruled out as the cause.

Pvt. 1st Class Marissa Jo Gloria, 25, of Moorhead, Minn., was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical personnel after she was found unresponsive on Saturday, according to the 2nd Infantry Division.

It said the death was under investigation. A 2nd ID spokesman, however, took the unusual step of ruling out any links to the coronavirus before the investigation was complete because of high concern over the global pandemic.

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