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Sister Missionary Dies in Argentina

A 19-year-old Roy High School graduate and Western Nebraska Community College soccer player died Wednesday night from an E. coli infection while serving an LDS mission in Argentina.

Brittany Scadlock was 10 days away from her 20th birthday.

"We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Sister Brittany Nicole Scadlock," LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins said. "Sister Scadlock began serving her mission in the Argentina Resistencia Mission in August 2014, and is from the Kanesville Utah Stake. She passed away Wednesday evening from complications related to an illness. We extend our love and prayers to her family and all who knew her as they mourn her passing."

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