Soldier from North Coast dies in Afghanistan

The military is investigating the death of Army Sgt. Christopher W. Mulalley, 26, of Eureka. 

Mulalley died Aug. 22 in Gardez, Afghanistan, as the result of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation. 
He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Mulalley was a 2006 graduate of Eureka High School, according to his Facebook page. He leaves behind a wife and two young sons.