Spc. Marisol Heredia, 19, died Friday, September 7th at Brook Army Medical Center in San Antonio, according to a Defense Department statement released Monday.Heredia died from “non-combat related injuries” suffered on July 18 in Baghdad, Iraq. The circumstances surrounding Heredia’s death are still under investigation.
Neighbors at the apartment complex where Heredia lived with her family, described her as a studious woman who graduated early from high school and followed her older sister into the Army.
“They are very good people, unpretentious, hard-working,” said Maribel Costantino of the Heredias.