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DoD Announces Change in Status of Army Soldier

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 254-08
March 31, 2008
 
The Department of Defense today announced the change in status of a soldier supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom from missing-captured to deceased. 

The armed forces medical examiner confirmed on March 29, human remains recovered in Iraq were those of Staff Sgt. Keith M. Maupin, 24, of Batavia, Ohio. 

Maupin had been listed as missing-captured since April 16, 2004. 

His convoy came under attack by individuals using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire on April 9, 2004. 

He was assigned to the 724th Transportation Company, Bartonville, Ill.  The incident remains under investigation. 

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