A former Fort Campbell soldier, who was convicted of raping and killing an Iraqi teenager along with her family has been found dead in a federal prison, where he was serving his time.
A spokesperson with the Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed an investigation is now underway to determine the cause of death for 28-year old Steven Dale Green of Midland Texas, who was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday morning.
Officials say they are investigating the death as a suicide.
Green was convicted in 2009 for the March 2006 rape and killing of a 14-year old girl, with three other former soldiers sentenced to life in prison for their part in killing three members of the girl’s family.
No further information was provided and the death investigation remains ongoing.