July 21, 2024

Fort Campbell soldier found dead in home was stabbed nearly 70 times, autopsy reveals

The autopsy of a soldier stationed at Fort Campbell revealed she had been stabbed nearly 70 times, according to officials.

Pfc. Katia Duenas-Aguilar, 23, was found dead on May 18, when the Clarksville Police Department responded to a home on Tiny Town Road.

The response sparked an immediate homicide investigation.

In July, autopsy results concluded Aguilar had at least 55 stab wounds and 13 incised wounds.

The Clarksville Police Department did not have any new details to release in the case in addition to the autopsy results.

No arrests have been made in connection to Duenas-Aguilar’s killing. Her family has set up a reward of $55,000 to catch her killer.

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Anyone with information or video footage that could aid in the investigation can contact Detective Hofinga at 931-648-0656, ext. 5684. You can also remain anonymous and call the Clarksville Montgomery County Crime Stoppers Tipsline at 931-645-8477 or submit a tip online.

Duenas-Aguilar was stationed at Ft. Campbell and was a member of the division’s Combat Aviation Brigade, according to an Army spokesperson.

“We are stunned by the death of Pfc. Duenas-Aguilar,” said Lt. Col. Tony Hoefler, spokesperson for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell. “In the meantime, we will continue to cooperate with Army and local investigative authorities on this matter.”

Duenas-Aguilar joined the Army as an Information Technology Specialist in 2018. She was honored with two Army Achievement Medals, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon.

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