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U.S. Says GI Dies of Self-Inflicted Wound

November 20, 2000|From Times Wire Reports

An American soldier serving with NATO-led peacekeepers in Kosovo has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a statement from a U.S. military base said. The statement from Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo, a province of Serbia, Yugoslavia's main republic, identified the soldier as Pfc. Donald J. Heatherly, 34, of the 503rd Military Police Battalion out of Fort Bragg, N.C. Heatherly, who served as a signal support specialist, is survived by a wife and daughter. The death is under investigation, the statement said.

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