Dead airman identified as Meridian man

July 26, 2013 

Sandy Bojo


The Mountain Home Air Force Base airman found dead in his car Tuesday in a Boise parking lot has been identified as 25-year-old Senior Airman Sandy Bojo from Meridian, according to an announcement from the U.S. Air Force.

The announcement confirmed that Bojo's death was ruled a suicide. On Wednesday, Boise Police Chief Mike Masterson said all signs pointed to the airman having taken his own life.

Bojo was a communication technician for the 726th Air Control Squadron, also known as the Hardrock. The squadron provides radar services for combat air operations. The squadron operates under the 552nd Air Control Wing located at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma.

"Senior Airman Bojo was a hard-working, positive member of the Hardrock family and he will be sorely missed," said Lt. Col. Shayne Yorton, commander of the 726th Air Control Squadron.

Bojo is survived by his wife Sabrina Bojo and daughter Sofija, along with his parents, Ivo and Sakiba Bojo.

Bojo's body was found a day after authorities found the body of an Idaho National Guard member outside the Guard's Orchard training complex south of Boise. Pfc. Erik Jorgensen, 26, also took his life.

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