Guam – An investigation has been launched into the death of an Airman at the Andersen Air force Base and there is a possibility that foul play was involved.
Early this morning an airman was found unresponsive in base quarters. According to a release from the 36th Wing Public Affair office, the airman was pronounced dead at 3 a.m. this morning.
The identity of the airman has not been released pending notification of the family.
While an autopsy is pending, Chief Medical Examiner Aurelio Espinola confirms that he received information that the airman was found with a stab wound. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.
Meanwhile, Brigadier General Douglas Cox sends his condolences to the family, saying “Losing a member of our team is the most difficult thing we face and today we have lost a member of our Airforce family. Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers go with the family.”