Military authorities say they arrested 40-year-old Sgt. Vincinte L. Jackson on suspicion of premeditated murder and murder of 28-year-old Brandy Fonteneaux of Houston. Authorities found Fonteneaux's body Jan. 8 in the barracks where she lived.
Charging documents say Fonteneaux died from being choked and stabbed with a knife sometime between Jan. 6 and Jan. 8.
Jackson is with the 576th Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion. Officials say they cannot release additional information, including his hometown, because of the charges.
Jackson has been in military custody since Jan. 20.
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