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Investigation into Barrington soldier's death continues

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  • Courtesy WLUK-TV, Green Bay, WisconsinSgt. Heidi Ruh

      Courtesy WLUK-TV, Green Bay, WisconsinSgt. Heidi Ruh

 
Associated Press

The U.S. Army continues its investigation into the death of a Wisconsin solider who had been living in Barrington.

The Army says it does not suspect or have any evidence of foul play in the death of Sgt. Heidi Ruh, although it has not been ruled out. Ruh was found fatally shot on base in Kosovo May 9 in a non-combat area. The Army says it does not suspect any type of hostile gunfire. An Army spokesman said Wednesday he doesn't know how long the investigation will take.

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Family and friends of Ruh gathered at a church in Kiel earlier this week to memorialize the 32-year-old mother of two. She received a miliary funeral.

Ruh joined the military in 2003 as a biomedical equipment specialist. She volunteered to go to Kosovo in February.

Ruh was from Newton, Wisconsin and graduated from Kiel High School.

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