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Government
8:02 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Kentucky Soldier Stopped in Georgia Chase Dies

Fort Campbell officials say a soldier involved in a chase by Georgia State Police after his wife was found dead has also died of a gunshot wound.  The wound was apparently self-inflicted during the pursuit.  Authorities say 22-year-old Specialist Rico Rawls Jr. died at about 2 Monday afternoon.  Military police responding to an alleged domestic dispute in housing at the post found Jessica Rawls dead from what appeared to be a gunshot wound late last week.

Soldier Arrested
8:58 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Fort Campbell Soldier Arrested

A Fort Campbell soldier has been arrested in Georgia after a high-speed chase in connection with the fatal shooting of his wife. Army officials say they were responding to a report of a domestic dispute in on-base housing Friday when they discovered the body of the soldier’s wife. The suspect was apprehended after a chase involving Georgia State Police.  Fort Campbell officials say the suspect shot himself and was in critical condition Saturday evening. The names of the suspect and the victim are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.