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.

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