Soldiers arrested in paratrooper's death

Specialist Morganne McBeth

November 30, 2010 2:50:04 PM PST
Two Fort Bragg soldiers have been charged in connection with the death of a fellow 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper.Spc. Morganne McBeth, a 19-year-old trooper from Fredericksburg, Va. was found stabbed to death in July in western Iraq.

She was a Health Care Specialist (Combat Medic) with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Abn. Div.

Specialist Nicholas Bailey and Specialist Tyler Cain, both members of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, are charged with conspiring to obstruct justice and giving false statements.

Bailey is also charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Further details involving the case have not been released.

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