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Police Investigate Deaths Of 2 Men At Soldier On Shelter In Leeds

 Northampton, Mass. (WGGB)- Two men who resided at the Soldier On shelter at the V.A. Medical Center in Leeds have been found dead.

State Police say the deaths of the two males were reported about ten hours apart.  The first death was called in at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday evening and the second at 8:20 a.m. today.

 While the reason why the two men died will not be conclusively known until autopsies and toxicology examinations are performed, Police say their deaths were non-violent in nature and they do not suspect foul play.

 The State Police along with the Northampton Police Department are investigating the incidents.  At this time they are not releasing the names of the two men.

 Solider On is a not-for-profit organization that provides support and services to homeless Veterans and Veterans at risk for homelessness, and is located in a building that the program leases from the federal government at the V.A. Medical Center.


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