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US Air Force service member found dead in San Antonio home, officials say

A U.S. Air Force service member was found dead in their San Antonio home Monday morning, officials said. 

Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas said San Antonio police officers discovered a deceased Air Force service member at an off-base residence just before 10:20 a.m. 

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The exterior of Joint Base San Antonio in Texas. (Joint Base San Antonio/Facebook)

The officers had been conducting a wellness check on the individual when they found the remains, JBSA-Lackland said. 

Officials are not releasing the individual’s name until after the next of kin has been notified. The service member’s death remains under investigation. 

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Fox News Digital has reached out to the San Antonio Police Department for more information. 

The service member’s death comes more than a month after a military service member was found dead in a vehicle parked outside the Pentagon. 

Pentagon press secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said officers responded to a call for a welfare check when they found the body of the unidentified individual. 

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Later that week, the U.S. military said it was investigating the death of a soldier at a Texas Army post that in recent years had struggled with homicide, suicide and sexual assault among its troops. 

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