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Edmond family planning services, soldier dies from wounds in Afghanistan

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EDMOND, Okla. – An Edmond family is in mourning after their loved one, a soldier, died from wounds he sustained in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense has confirmed 22-year-old Specialist James Wickliffchacin died Friday in a San Antonio hospital.

He was injured when a roadside bomb went off near his patrol unit Aug. 12.

He unit was deployed as part of Operation: Enduring Freedom.

The Edmond native was stationed out of St. Stewart, Georgia.