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Post by Ben Reilly on Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:29 pm

(CNN)The top admiral overseeing US Naval forces in the Middle East, Vice Adm. Scott Stearney, was found dead in his residence in Bahrain on Saturday, the Navy said in a statement.

While his death is being investigated, officials say there is no evidence of foul play at this time.

"This is devastating news for the Stearney family, for the team at Fifth Fleet, and for the entire Navy," Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, told CNN Saturday. "Adm. Stearney was a decorated professional and a devoted father, a devoted husband and a good friend."

No reason to suspect foul play as of yet, they're saying.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/01/politics/us-naval-commander-stearney-dead/index.html

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Post by Original Quill on Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:01 am

Look to Mohammrd bin Salman for the murderer.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:13 am

There are reports that it was an apparent suicide.

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