Fort Leonard Wood announced a missing soldier was been found dead Thursday.
Specialist Joshua Morrison, 21, was a bridge crew member from 50th Multi-Role Bridge Company, 5th Engineer Battalion.
According to a press release, the team from Fort Leonard Wood will work together with local law enforcement to investigate the death.
The press release said, “The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood team is devastated by this tragic loss — Spc. Morrison was our teammate, and his service was valued and appreciated. Our thoughts and prayers are with Spc. Morrison’s family, friends and fellow soldiers, and we continue to care for and support them during this difficult time.”
Fort Leonard Wood reported Tuesday that Morrison was missing and was last seen in the vicinity of Ruby’s Landing after kayaking on the Gasconade River in Waynesville.