Decorated NC Paratrooper Found Dead In Fayetteville Home

Specialist Brock Rollins, a decorated paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division, was found dead at a residence in Fayetteville on Saturday, military authorities said.

Officials say they are investigating the cause of death of Rollins. Foul play was not mentioned in the report by military police.

Rollins was an infantryman assigned to 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment. He had been in the Army since 2010 and the 82nd since March 2011. He deployed to Afghanistan in a combat role twice.

“Specialist Brock Rollins volunteered to serve in our Army in a time of war and for that we are grateful,” said Col. Pat Work, commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team. Continue reading