Spc. Kyle P. Stoeckli killed in Afghanistan

A 21-year-old Richmond-area native died while serving in Afghanistan on Saturday.

Spc. Kyle P. Stoeckli, who was based out of Fort Bliss in Texas but was born in Moseley, Va., was killed when his unit was attacked with an improved explosive device in Maiwand, about 50 miles northwest of Kandahar.

Stoeckli was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment out of the El Paso Army base.