Airman found dead in off-base hotel, no foul play suspected

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SUMTER, S.C. (WACH)-- According to officials at Shaw Air Force Base an Electronic Warfare Section Team Airman was found dead in an off-base hotel Saturday night.

Officials say 30-year-old Monika Carrillo was found dead at a hotel around 10 pm.

She served in the Air Force since September 2017.

“This tragedy comes as a shock,” said Maj. Francis Schillinger, 20th CMS commander.

“Monika hadn’t been part of our family for long, but this loss hits hard all the same. Our thoughts and prayers are with Monika’s family, friends, and fellow Airmen right now, and I want them to know that we grieve with them during this time of great personal loss.”

Officers with the Sumter Police Department say no foul play is suspected.

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