The Air Force says a high-ranking officer who was charged with rape has been discovered useless in his off-base Colorado house.
Colorado Springs police Sgt. Tim Stankey says officers responded to a report of a suicide after they discovered the physique of Col. Eugene Caughey on Sunday. Stankey says police are awaiting post-mortem outcomes.
The 46-year-old Caughey had been vice commander of the 50th Area Wing at Schriever Air Force Base outdoors Colorado Springs. The unit operates key army satellite tv for pc programs.
Caughey was accused of raping a girl in late 2014 or early 2015. He additionally was charged with adultery, indecent filming or images, dereliction of responsibility and conduct unbecoming an officer.
Prosecutors accused him of photographing his uncovered genitals whereas in uniform and groping ladies twice.
His court-martial was scheduled for Oct. 17.