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Fort Leonard Wood Identifies Soldier Found Dead in Barrack

Posted: Sep 3, 2013 11:55 AM by Nick Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

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FORT LEONARD WOOD - The Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office released Tuesday the identity of a solider who was found dead in the bathroom of a barrack Aug. 29.

Officials said 49-year-old Nathan Dolson Jr. of Niagara Falls, N.Y, entered the military in Nov. 1983.

In Aug. 2013, he was assigned to work as a drill sergeant at Fort Leonard Wood.

Dolson received several awards including the National Defense Service Medal in his military career.

Officials said they are still investigating the cause of death.

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