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Soldier's Dad Wants Investigation Into Sons Suicide

Last updated on Saturday, June 27, 2009

(ZIONSVILLE) - The father of the latest Hoosier soldier to die in Iraq says he wants an investigation into the death of his son.

The military ruled 25-year-old Army Specialist Chancellor Keesling death a suicide.

His father, Gregg Keesling, says the heartbreaking loss of Chancellor is a clear sign that more must be done to address military suicides.

This year, there have been 82 confirmed or suspected suicides among active-duty US soldiers.

Keesling was two weeks into his second tour of duty in Baghdad.

Keesling was the 111th soldier with Indiana ties to die in Iraq.

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