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The Army has joined an investigation of the death of a soldier who was seven months pregnant, and local police are treating the case as a homicide.

Spc. Megan Lynn Touma, 23, was found dead June 21 in a hotel near her base in the Fort Bragg area in North Carolina, authorities said. Her decomposing body was in a bathtub, according to a search warrant obtained by CNN.

In a news release Monday, Fayetteville Police Department officials said they are treating the death as a homicide and have asked "special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command" to join the investigation. Army officials joined the probe Friday, authorities said. Read full article »

CNN's Randi Kaye contributed to this report.

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