Houston soldier killed by suicide bomber in Afghanistan

Dr. David Cabrera, an Army psychologist, was killed in an attack in Afghanistan

November 2, 2011 4:21:54 PM PDT
A lieutenant colonel from Houston was among 17 people killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan over the weekend.

Dr. David Cabrera, an Army psychologist, had been in Afghanistan less than a month when he was killed in the attack. A suicide bomber detonated an explosion on the UN convoy with which Dr. Cabrera was traveling.

He was born in Florida but grew up in Houston and graduated from Sam Houston High School. He leaves behind a wife and four children.