Valdosta Daily Times

August 5, 2013

Moody staff sergeant discovered dead

Moody Air Force Base

VALDOSTA — Moody Air Force Base 23rd Wing Public Affairs released the following statement this afternoon:

A staff sergeant assigned to the 23d Logistics Readiness Squadron at Moody Air Force Base was found dead at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday, August 4.

Staff Sgt. Kevin E. Jones was found hanged at Eastwind Park in Valdosta, Ga. and immediately transported to South Georgia Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Jones, 27, was a small terminal operations journeyman with the 23 LRS.

“The Moody family is deeply saddened by the death of Staff Sergeant Jones,” said Col. Chad Franks, 23d Wing commander. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, loved ones and the Airmen with whom he served as they grieve this loss.”

The cause of death is under investigation.