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Soldier from Maywood found dead in Fort Hood barracks

The entrance of Fort Hood is pictured in Fort Hood, Texas, in this undated file photo. (AP Photo/Greg Sharkey)

FORT HOOD, Texas — Officials are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Fort Hood soldier from Illinois.

Spc. Dion Shannon Servant was found unresponsive in his barracks room at the Texas military base on Aug. 19.

The 24-year-old entered active-duty service in June 2014 as a petroleum supply specialist. He was assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, since December 2014.

Servant was from Maywood, Illinois.

His awards and decorations during his time in the military included the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.