Fort Lee identifies 19-year-old soldier found dead
FORT LEE, VA (WWBT) - Fort Lee officials say 19-year-old Pvt. Marcus Varela of New Mexico was found dead at Fort Lee on Friday afternoon.
Varela was assigned to Echo Company, 16th Ordnance Battalion, and was training to be a wheeled vehicle mechanic.
Officials say Varela was found dead just after 4:30 p.m. Friday.
His cause of death remains under investigation by the Fort Lee Army Criminal Investigation Division.
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