PAYSON — Family members believe a Utah County soldier missing in action in Afghanistan has been killed.
The family of Cody Towse said they were notified by a military representative Tuesday that their son was standing near an improvised explosive device when it went off, causing a massive blast.
The family has not received confirmation Towse was killed but have been in daily contact with the military.
More information will be posted as it becomes available.
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