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Authorities investigating the off-base death of MacDill airman


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Authorities are investigating after an airman from MacDill Airforce Base died during an off-base incident on Friday, according to a release from the base.

The release did not state how Senior Airman Douglas Caldas, 25, died.

Caldas was assigned to the 6th Medical Support Squadron.

"On behalf of the MacDill family, I want to extend our sympathy to the friends and family of our fallen airman during this time of sorrow," said Col. Scott DeThomas, 6th Air Mobility Wing commander.

The cause of death is under investigation, according to the release.

No more information was released.

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