Stars and Stripes stripes.com 31 Dec, 2020 00:30 am

Death of Special Forces soldier found on Fort Bragg is ruled a homicide

Death of Special Forces soldier found on Fort Bragg is ruled a homicide
Master Sgt. William J. LaVigne II, 37, who was found dead with a veteran on Fort Bragg earlier this month, died of multiple gunshot wounds and was "shot by (an) unknown person," his death certificate states.

LaVigne's cause of death is listed as homicide in his death certificate, which was filed Tuesday in Cumberland County.LaVigne was supposed to appear in Cumberland County District Court on Jan.Records also show LaVigne was involved in other Cumberland County cases that never resulted in charges.The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office investigated and ruled the slaying as "justifiable homicide.

Cumberland County District Attorney Billy West previously said authorities were trying to find a suspect that year who had warrants for various property crimes.(Tribune News Service) — A death certificate has been filed for a Fort Bragg soldier who was found dead with a veteran on post earlier this month.

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