Posted at: 12/31/2012 3:55 AM
Private First Class Grant W. Wise, 25, was found dead from a gunshot wound on Christmas morning at a base in Alaska.
His body will be flown into the Rochester airport Monday morning.
A U.S. Army Alaska spokesperson told KTUU in Anchorage that PFC Wise was found in another soldier's barracks room and declared dead the morning of Tuesday, December 25th.
Wise joined the Army in October 2011. He was assigned to the Anchorage-based 4th Brigade Combat Team(Airborne), 25th Infantry Division as an infantryman in September.
U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Detachment is still investigating.