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.









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