Whiteman Air Force Base airman found dead - KCTV5

Whiteman Air Force Base airman found dead

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A spokesperson for Whiteman AFB said the airman was found dead in Knob Noster, MO. (KCTV) A spokesperson for Whiteman AFB said the airman was found dead in Knob Noster, MO. (KCTV)
KNOB NOSTER, MO (KCTV) -

An airman assigned to the 509th Maintenance Group at Whiteman Air Force Base was found dead Thursday morning.

A spokesperson for Whiteman AFB said the airman was found dead in Knob Noster, MO.

“We are devastated by the loss of one of our own," said Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, 509th Bomb Wing commander in a written press release. "Each of our Airmen is a part of our military family, so we take this loss quite personally. Our thoughts and prayers are with this Airman’s loved ones and all those affected during this time of grief.”

Local law enforcement is investigating the incident.

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