Officials from the 1st Infantry Division on Monday released the name of a soldier who was found dead in his vehicle over the weekend.
Sgt. Shaun Covington, 25, was a signal support noncommissioned officer assigned to 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team.
Covington was found about 9:45 a.m. in Anneberg Park in Manhattan, Kansas, by officers from the Riley County Police Department. Covington had an apparent gunshot wound, according to the police.
No foul play is suspected, and the investigation is ongoing, according to the police report.
"The Quarterhorse squadron is deeply saddened by the loss of Sgt. Covington," said Lt. Col. Bradley Laauwe, the squadron commander, in a statement. "We are prepared to support Shaun's family and friends during this difficult time."
Covington arrived at Fort Riley, Kansas, in February 2013.
He had deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from April 2011 to April 2012, and Operation Inherent Resolve from June 2014 to March 2015.