St. Louis Public Radio News
12:44 pm
Tue October 26, 2010

Soldier from Columbia dies from war wounds

COLUMBIA, Mo. – 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.


Information from: KXEO-AM,