The Pentagon has announced a soldier from Malden, Missouri has died as a result of injuries suffered October 23rd in Wardak, Afghanistan.
22-year-old Army Specialist Robert K. Charlton died Tuesday at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. The Defense Department says Charlton’s fatal injuries were the result of a non-combat related incident.
Charlton had been assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), in Fort Drum, New York.
The circumstances of the non-combat related incident are still under investigation.