Sarasota County soldier dies in Afghanistan attack

NOKOMIS — A soldier from Sarasota County died Saturday after an enemy attack in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced.

Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey, 38, of the Laurel area near Nokomis, died in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the his unit was attacked with rocket propelled grenades, the department said Sunday.

Lacey was assigned to the 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, at Fort Knox, Ky.

Sarasota County soldier dies in Afghanistan attack 01/05/14 [Last modified: Sunday, January 5, 2014 6:56pm]

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