Soldier who died in Bell County Jail identified

FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials released the name of the soldier who died May 23 in the Bell County Jail.

Circumstances leading to the death of Sgt. Marcus Lamarr Nelson Sr., 45, of Detroit, Mich., are under investigation by the Bell County Sheriff’s Department.

Nelson was assigned to 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Calvary Division at Fort Hood since June 2015.