Ft. Wainwright soldier found dead on post

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A Fort Wainwright soldier was found dead on post last week. According to a press release from U.S. Army Alaska, military personnel discovered the body of 24-year-old Specialist Ashvin James Slaughter in the company arms room on January 18. He was assigned to Fort Wainwright in January of 2017 and was an infantryman with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team.

According to the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, they do not suspect foul play at this point, although they have not completely ruled it out as they continue their process.