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December 20, 2013

Army: Six soldiers killed in crash

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TOPEKA, Kan. —

Bohler, who went by “Chris,” was the oldest of three children and came from a long line of soldiers. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that his great-grandfather served in Europe during World War I. One of his grandfathers enlisted in the Army during World War II, and a great-uncle enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War.

His mother, Deborah Bohler, is a longtime employee of the Wake County District Attorney’s office. District Attorney Colin Willoughby said the family learned of the death before dawn Wednesday.

He said the mother came by the office and left a note. He added that the family requested privacy.

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