Alabama Army reservist found dead after training in Florida

Posted at 11:25 AM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 05:27:45-04

(WMC/NBC) - The family of an Army reservist found dead Friday while training in Florida want answers surrounding how he died.

Spec. Calyn McLemore was at a three-day military training camp at Camp Blanding, an hour south of Jacksonville, when he went missing.

Officials said he was performing a land navigation assignment around a swamp on Wednesday when he went missing.

They say the rough terrain and sweltering 90-degree temperatures may have played a role in his disappearance and death, but McLemore's family says they still have many unanswered questions. 

McLemore was enlisted in the Alabama Army Reserves.

Officials said his body was found in the woods surrounding Camp Blanding on Friday.