An Airman stationed at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter was found dead on Sunday, according to the 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office.

The Airman, assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing was found dead in his off-base residence Sunday at approximately 5:10 p.m., according to 20th FW Public Affairs Media Section Chief Nathan Allen. Allen says the incident remains under investigation by the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.

The name of the Airman is being withheld until 24-hours after next of kin notifications, said Allen.