Fort Hood soldier drowns Sunday in local lake

MGN Online
POSTED: Monday, July 15, 2013 - 12:26pm
UPDATED: Monday, July 15, 2013 - 8:09pm

Officials have released the name of a Fort Hood soldier who died in Stillhouse Hollow Lake on Sunday.

Christopher Heinz, 26, was swimming with a group of other soldiers on Sunday morning when they attempted to swim across a cove. It was then that Heinz went under water, about 50 feet from the shore. Heinz's friends were unable to locate him and called 911.

Heinz's body was located around 2:15 p.m. under 12 feet of water. It was sent off for autopsy.

The case remains under investigation.


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