Soldier from Columbia dies from war wounds

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A mid-Missouri soldier has died from wounds he suffered earlier this month while serving in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that 34-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Charles M. Sadell died Sunday at National Naval Medical Center in Maryland.

Sadell was wounded Oct. 5 at Arif Kala, Afghanistan, when insurgents used an improvised explosive device to attack his unit.

KXEO-AM reports that Sadell was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division from Fort Drum, N.Y.

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Information from: KXEO-AM, info.kxeo.com

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