Castleton soldier dies in Iraq

CASTLETON Sgt. 1st Class Jason F. Dene, age 37, the nephew of 1960s-era Hollywood actress Mia Farrow, died May 25 due to injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 24. His death was not combat related. The incident is under investigation. He was a resident of Castleton. Dene was an infantry paratrooper assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga. Dene's mother is Tisa Farrow of Castleton. He was a graduate of Fair Haven Union High School and joined the U.S. Army in 1988.

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