UPDATE: Memorial scheduled for Fort Gordon soldier

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Monday, June 25, 2012

FORT GORDON, Ga. -- A soldier at Fort Gordon has died after falling off a second floor balcony at his residence on Friday.

Fort Gordon officials say Private First Class Joseph Myers, of the 297th Intelligence Battalion, sustained major head injuries from the fall.

The 22-year-old was transported to Georgia Health Sciences University Hospital and was placed on life support.

He was pronounced dead at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

A memorial for Myers will be held on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in Alexander Hall on Chamberlain Ave at Fort Gordon.


Have information or an opinion about this story? Click here to contact the newsroom.


Copyright WRDW-TV News 12. All rights reserved. This material may not be republished without express written permission.


Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903 Main Telephone: (803) 278-1212 Newsroom: (803) 278-3111 Fax: (803) 442-4561
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 160239875 - wrdw.com/a?a=160239875
Gray Television, Inc.