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Kansas soldier dies while serving in Iraq

Kansas soldier dies while serving in Iraq


A soldier from Kansas died Monday while serving in Iraq.

 

According to the Dept. of Defense, Sgt. Christina Marie Schoenecker died from a non-combat related incident. No other details about her death were released.

 

Schoenecker lives in Arlington, Kansas, the Defense Dept. said. She was assigned to the 89th Brigade, based in Wichita, Kansas.

 

The 26-year-old was serving in Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, which is committed to defeating ISIS there.

 

The Defense Dept. said her death remains under investigation.