Fort Wainwright Infantryman Sentenced in Connection with Soldier’s Suicide
Sergeant Adam Holcomb guilty of assault, not guilty of negligent homicide
Sergeant Adam Holcomb, an infantryman assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, leaves the Fort Bragg Courthouse July 25, 2012. Photo by Benjamin Abel.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - An infantryman has been found guilty by a military court of two charges of maltreatment and one charge of assault in connection with the suicide of Private Danny Chen in Afghanistan last year.
Sergeant Adam Holcomb of the First Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Fort Wainwright, also had faced other charges, including negligent homicide and reckless endangerment.
Pictured below: Yan Chen, and Su Zhen Chen, the parents of Pvt. Danny Chen, leave the Fort Bragg Courthouse July 25 during the trial of Sgt. Adam Holcomb, who faced court martial in connection with the suicide death of Pvt. Chen in Afghanistan Oct. 3, 2011. Photo by Benjamin Abel.