Sailor dies aboard Norfolk-based ship

Posted at 3:46 PM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 15:46:23-04

A Sailor aboard the Norfolk-based USS Arlington (LPD 24) was found unresponsive and pronounced dead Tuesday.

The USS Arlington is currently deployed in the Persian Gulf along with the USS Lincoln as United States-Iran tensions increase.

According to Commander Kyle Raines, NCIS is conducting an official investigation into the Sailor’s death.

The Sailor’s name and additional information will be released following next-of-kin notifications.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.