DoD announces death of Richmond soldier deployed in Kuwait

Posted at 2:41 PM, Apr 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 14:41:41-04

RICHMOND, Va. - The Department of Defense has reported that an Army soldier from Richmond has died in casualty.

DoD announced Wednesday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Staff Sgt. Christopher F. Pantos, 55, of Richmond, died Monday at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, as the result of a non-combat-related incident.

Officials say the incident is under investigation.