A Fort Hood, Texas soldier was found dead in the yard outside of his apartment today, the military base confirmed. The as-yet unidentified man was part of a group of 87 soldiers in isolation following their return to the U.S. from West Africa Jan. 7.

The San Antonio Express-News reports that the soldier left insolation on Ft. Hood on "an emergency leave exception." Officials told KCEN that there was "no indication" the man was suffering from Ebola, but doctors from Carl R. Darnall Medical Center are conducting tests as a precaution.

Update, 01/14/15, 4:14 p.m.: The body of the 24-year-old soldier, the Express-News reports, has tested negative for Ebola.

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