A 23-year-old man at Linton Army Base was found dead following a stand-off lasting more than five hours. Armed military man found dead at Linton Camp had recently separated from partner and mother of his two children A soldier who took his life on an army base yesterday had revealed his depression in a 2am text to his partner. Alex Rope, 23, had recently separated from the mother of his daughter and son before he yesterday barricaded himself inside his home at the Linton Military Camp.