• missing soldier Sep 5

    Funeral Held for Brockton Native Fort Hood Soldier

    Family and friends paid their final respects to Sgt. Elder Fernandes on Saturday as he was laid to rest in Brockton, Massachusetts. A funeral mass was held at St. Edith Stein Parish at 10:30 a.m., followed by a burial at Melrose Cemetery in Brockton. The 23-year-old soldier was found hanging from a tree about 30 miles from Fort Hood in…

  • missing soldier Sep 2

    Fort Hood Soldier's Remains Returned to Massachusetts

    The remains of Sgt. Elder Fernandes were returned to Massachusetts Tuesday after he was found dead about 30 miles from Fort Hood in Texas, where he was stationed. The 23-year-old soldier, who grew up in Brockton, was escorted by motorcade from Logan Airport to his family in Brockton. Fernandes was found hanging from a tree earlier this week after he…

  • missing soldier Aug 29

    Brockton Soldier Remembered at Vigil

    Loved ones honored the memory of Sgt. Elder Fernandes at a candlelight vigil Friday evening in Brockton, Massachusetts. Fernandes, a 23-year-old soldier who grew up in Brockton, was found dead about 30 miles from Fort Hood in Texas, where he was stationed, after more than a week of searching. Family members are demanding answers about his death and disappearance. Family…

  • missing soldier Aug 27

    Family of Brockton Soldier Found Dead in Texas: ‘We Want Justice'

    The family of Sgt. Elder Fernandes, a soldier who grew up in Brockton, Massachusetts, is grieving his death and demanding answers after he was found dead about 30 miles from Fort Hood in Texas, where he was stationed, after more than a week of searching. “We just want justice,” said Leonildee Fernandes Neves, Fernandes’ aunt. “He was a nice, good…

  • missing soldier Aug 26

    Missing Brockton Soldier's Body Believed to Be Found in Texas

    The body of Sgt. Elder Fernandes, a Fort Hood soldier who grew up in Brockton, Massachusetts, was found about 30 miles from the Army base in Texas where he was stationed, according to a family attorney. The 23-year-old had been missing for more than a week. Police in Temple, Texas, were called after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday about a body seen…

  • missing soldier Aug 26

    Body of Missing Brockton Soldier Found in Texas

    The body of Sgt. Elder Fernandes, a Fort Hood soldier who grew up in Brockton, Massachusetts, is believed to have been found about 30 miles from the Army base in Texas where he was stationed.

  • missing soldier Aug 24

    Family of Missing Brockton Soldier Calls for Probe

    Family members of Sgt. Elder Fernandes, a Fort Hood soldier who grew up in Brockton, Massachusetts are calling for a congressional investigation after he went missing a week ago. Police in Killeen, Texas, who are involved in the search, said Fernandes, 23, was reported missing on Aug. 17. Family members told police he was last seen or heard from Monday afternoon...

  • missing soldier Aug 22

    US Army Seeks Soldier From Mass. Missing in Texas

    The U.S. Army needs the public’s help locating a soldier stationed at Fort Hood in Texas who is from Massachusetts. Army officials sent out an alert Thursday for Sgt. Elder Fernandes, 23, of the 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade. Fernandes, who is a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear specialist, was seen by members of his unit on Monday at...

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