Senior Airman Richard Samaroo, 21, of North Brunswick, New Jersey, was discovered in his dorm at about 12:25 p.m. that day, Osan said in a release Tuesday. He was an electrical power production technician in the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron, and had been at Osan since May.
“We were told to use bleach to take care of our own mold,” according to the caption for photos that appeared on social media.
“Our Mustang family mourns the loss of Richard,” Col. John Gonzales, commander of the 51st Fighter Wing, said in the release. “Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends.”
The release said the cause of Samaroo’s death remains under investigation. The release also urged anyone who is in need of support to contact Osan’s mental health unit at 0505-784-2148, or emergency services at 119 or 0505-784-9111.