Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Clifford A. Spohn III dies of injuries from indirect fire attack

ALBUQUERQUE -- Spec. Clifford A. Spohn III of Albuquerque was killed Monday when his unit was hit with indirect fire while working at an Iraqi police station in Karmah.

Three other paratroopers were injured.

Spohn, 21 was assigned to Bravo Company, 3-509th Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (airborne), 25th Infantry Division.

He is the 26th New Mexican to die in Iraq since the beginning of the war four years ago.

From KQRE 13