A 23-year-old male soldier who had been stationed at Fort Riley was found shot to death Saturday in a vehicle on the west side of Milford Lake in Geary County, said Geary County Sheriff’s Capt. Brian L. Hornaday.

The man was identified as Ronald Cornelius Church Jr., of Fort Riley.

Circumstances of the death remained under investigation. An autopsy had been ordered to determine the man’s cause and manner of death, Hornaday said.

Sheriff’s deputies found the man after being called about 11 a.m. to the area of Ava and Rebecca roads, Hornaday said.