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News | May 25, 2023

Reward of $50,000 for Information on the Death of Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez

By Department of the Army Criminial Investigation Division #23-05

It has been three years since 21-year-old Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez was reported missing, near Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina. The remains of the 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper from Fort Bragg later washed up on Shackleford Banks Island May 29, 2020.

The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division continues to offer a reward of up to $50,000 for credible information concerning the circumstances surrounding his death.

Roman-Martinez was last seen camping with fellow Soldiers May 22, 2020, at a campsite near Mile Marker 46 on South Core Banks, one of the islands that make up Cape Lookout National Seashore. Roman-Martinez was reported missing the evening of May 23, 2020. His phone, wallet and glasses were found at the campsite, and he was last seen wearing blue shorts and no shirt.

Army CID encourages anyone with information to please come forward.

Anyone with information can contact Army CID Special Agents at 910-396-8777. Information can be reported anonymously through our Submit a Tip - Report a Crime. webpage.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous will be honored to the degree allowable under the law and the information will be held in the strictest confidence allowable. The payout of cash rewards to military and federal employees for information leading to the conviction of person(s) involved is contingent upon the accuracy and value of information provided, and the actions taken based upon that information.