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.
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