Air Force Academy cadet death under investigation

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The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is investigating the death of an Air Force Academy cadet who died here Thursday April 2.

The cadet was found with injuries in his dormitory room and pronounced dead at the scene at 3:43 p.m. The cause of death is not known at this time.

The next of kin have been notified.  Department of Defense policy is to withhold the name of the deceased until 24 hours after notification of next of kin.

The Academy Superintendent ensured 100 Percent accountability for all cadets to secure and verify the safety of all personnel. 

"The safety and well-being of our cadets and staff is my top concern. We are taking the appropriate precautionary actions to ensure the safety and security of everyone at the Academy," said Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, Air Force Academy Superintendent.

More information will be released as it becomes available.