Fort Campbell Soldier Found Dead at WKU Dorm

Western Kentucky University police are investigating the death of a Fort Campbell soldier found dead in a WKU dorm room.

Twenty-year old Army Private Lank Graves, of Glasgow, was pronounced dead in Barnes-Campbell Hall just after 12 p.m. CST on Dec. 2.

Private Graves had been visiting a friend for the weekend.

University Spokesman Bob Edwards said Graves and the student were out late Saturday, Dec. 1, and didn't return to the dorm until around 6 a.m. the following morning.

Edwards said he didn't know if alcohol or drugs were a factor, but there was no indication of foul play.

Private Grave's body will be taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office on Monday for an autopsy.

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