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News | May 23, 2024

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

Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division

It has been four 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 Liberty (formerly Fort Bragg) later washed up on Shackleford Banks Island on May 29, 2020.

The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division continues to offer a reward of up to $50,000 for credible information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for his death.

Enrique 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. He 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.

Any person having information regarding this incident should contact the Army CID Carolinas Field Office at (910) 391-4911. If you do not wish to be identified, you will be briefed on available options to remain anonymous. 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 conviction is contingent upon their exceptional actions regarding the information provided.

Completely anonymous tips can be submitted through the Army CID Submit a Tip on-line form at: