Soldier who died from gunshot identified

By The Mercury

The Junction City Police Department has released the name of the soldier who died of a gunshot wound Saturday.

Officials said Mark Blakey, 22, Manhattan, was found early Saturday morning suffering from a single gunshot wound in an apartment at 311 W. Eighth Street in Junction City. Blakey was a Fort Riley soldier assigned to the Delta Company.

He pronounced deceased at Geary County Community Hospital.

The incident is still under investigation.

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2017