Tuesday, October 25, 2011

US soldier shot dead by police

32-year-old U.S soldier Trent Lloyd Thorp, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord was fatally shot early Sunday 23rd October 2011 during a confrontation with police in his neighborhood.

Thorp joined the Army in May 2008 and was sent to Fort Lee. He deployed to Afghanistan in June 2010 and returned in May this year, according to JBLM.

He arrived at Lewis-McChord on 10th October and was assigned to the 24th Quartermaster Company, 80th Ordnance Battalion, part of the 593rd Sustainment Brigade.

Read full report at The News Tribune

We have included this news item because the soldier in question had served in Afghanistan.

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