Fort Hood officials have released the identity of a man whose body was found in Harker Heights Monday.

In a news release issued Wednesday, the man was identified as 27-year-old Pfc. Brandon Scott Rosecrans of Kimberling City, Missouri. He entered service in May of 2018 as a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer, and was assigned to Fort Hood's 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division in November of 2018.

His death is currently under investigation by the Harker Heights Police Department and the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command.

Our partners at News 10 report that Rosecrans' remains were found around 10:20 AM Monday along Fuller Lane just north of the western end of Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Police also found his 2016 Jeep Renegade on fire that same day. They have not said where the vehicle was found.

Police and the Army CID are asking anyone with information that could help them get to the bottom of what happened to Pfc. Rosecrans to contact Harker Heights PD at  (254) 953-5400.

Information can also be submitted anonymously to Bell County Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-8477,, or via the free P3Tips app. You don't have to give Crime Stoppers your name, and information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could net a cash reward of up to $1,000. Crime stoppers will give you a random confirmation number through a third party answering service that you can use to anonymously claim your reward should your information lead to the arrest of the person or people responsible.

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