Fort Hood: Soldier found dead in off-post residence identified

Staff Sgt. Steven Daniel Lewis. (Fort Hood photo)
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FORT HOOD, Texas (KWTX) Fort Hood officials Thursday identified a soldier who was found dead on Tuesday in his off-post residence in Killeen as Staff Sgt. Steven Daniel Lewis, 33, of Tulare, Calif.

The death is under investigation, the post said, but no further details were released.

Lewis joined the U.S. Navy in January 2002 and then the Army in May 2007.

He had been assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team since December 2013.

He deployed to Iraq from November 2008 to September 2009 and in support of Operation New Dawn from December 2010 to October 2011.