Ellsworth airman found dead in his home

Ellsworth Air Force Base officials say an active duty airman assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing was found dead at his off-base residence on Tuesday.

KEVN reports the airman's name is being withheld until family can be notified.

In a release, Col. Gentry Boswell, commander of the 28th BW, says, "This is a tragic loss for Ellsworth and our most heartfelt condolences go out to the family. The loss of one our airmen is a loss to all of us and we are focused on caring for the airman's family during this difficult time"

The cause of death is under investigation.