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Death Of Soldier With Military Dog Unit Under Investigation

Army Pvt. 1st Class Darrell Robinson
Army Pvt. 1st Class Darrell Robinson

The Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the death of Pvt. 1st Class Darrell Robinson, 23, who was found dead at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Aug. 31.

Robinson was a military police officer with the 550th Military Working Dog Detachment.

Fort Bragg officials have not released any information on the circumstances surrounding Robinson's passing, except to say that at this point, his cause of death is unknown.


Lt. Col. Caroline K.M. Horton, Robinson's battalion commander, released a statement that read, in part:

"We are deeply saddened by this sudden and unexpected loss of our soldier. We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Pvt. 1st Class Robinson."

According to his Facebook page, Robinson graduated from Central High School in San Angelo, Texas. He also attended Howard College San Angelo and Angelo State University.

Robinson joined the Army in May 2013, and was assigned to the 550th Military Working Dog, 42nd Military Police Detachment, 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade in April 2014.