North Brunswick airman serving in South Korea found dead in dormitory


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An airman at Osan Air Base in South Korea was found dead in his dormitory room on Nov. 2.

Senior Airman Richard Samaroo, 21, of North Brunswick, was discovered in his dorm at about 12:25 p.m. Nov. 2, Osan said in a statement on its website.

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Samaroo was an electrical power production technician in the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron. He had been serving at Osan since May.

“Our Mustang family mourns the loss of Richard,” Colonel John Gonzales, commander of the 51st Fighter Wing, said in the release. “Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends.”

Samaroo’s death remains under investigation.

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