Posted on February 10, 2014 at 10:20 AM
FT. SAM HOUSTON -- A soldier found dead at Fort Sam Houston on Sunday has been identified.
Specialist Ian Patrick Morgan, 28, was discovered in a stairwell near his barracks on post, according to a Fort Sam Houston official.
SPC Morgan was assigned to the 56th Signal Brigade, 7th Signal Command and the 21st Signal Brigade, according to a Fort Sam Houston release.
Ft. Sam Police were called to the Wilson Gate area sometime after 2 a.m. Sunday, and found SPC Morgan who appeared to have suffered blunt force trauma to the head and other injuries.
SPC Morgan was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to Public Affairs Specialist Don Manuszeqski.
Manuszewski said an autopsy is pending and investigators were working to determine the cause and manner of the soldier's death.