New Mexico base IDs airman found dead; foul play ruled out

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) – Holloman Air Force Base officials have released the name of an airman found dead on base.

The Alamogordo Daily News reports that the body of 21-year-old Airman 1st Class Nathan Wilson-Ross was discovered in the base dormitories Oct. 11.

Base spokesman Arlan Ponder says no foul play is suspected.

No possible cause of death was given.

Wilson-Ross, of San Angelo, Texas, was an F-16 aircraft maintenance specialist assigned to the 54th Fighter Group.

Ponder says Wilson-Ross was deployed to Holloman from Aviano Air Base in Italy a year ago.

He is survived by his mother and a brother.

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