Death of deployed Fort Gordon soldier under investigation

Published: Sep. 18, 2016 at 9:46 AM EDT
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Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

A release shows Warrant Officer Travis R. Tamayo, 32, of Brownsville, Texas, died Sept. 16 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in a non-combat-related incident.

Tamayo was assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Gordon. The incident is under investigation.

We'll keep you updated on this story.