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Officer found dead

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

Air Force Col. Eugene Marcus Caughey, 46, was found dead early Sunday morning at his off-base residence.

 

Caughey was currently assigned as an Air Force Space Command special staff member and has been in the Air Force since 1993.

 

Caughey, a former 50th Space Wing vice commander at Schriever AFB, was under investigation for multiple charges including several alleged sexual offenses, adultery, and conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman. Caughey was removed from his position as vice commander on June 17, 2015, after the investigation was initiated, and was due to face a court-martial Oct. 17.

 

The exact cause of death is under investigation by the Colorado Springs Police Department.

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