Fort Riley soldier found dead in Grandview Plaza apartment


Authorities are investigating after a Fort Riley soldier was found dead. 

Fort Riley officials said Spencer Rose, 19, who was an aircraft structural repairer, was found dead in his apartment on Wednesday. 

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pfc. Spencer Rose,” said Lt. Col. Glenn McQuown. “Our thoughts, prayers and support go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.”

Rose joined the Army in July 2017 and arrived at Fort Riley in March 2018. He had not deployed.

His home of record is Connersville, Indiana. His awards and decorations include the Army Service Ribbon and the National Defense Service Ribbon.

The incident remains under investigation.

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December 31 2021 11:59 pm