'Devastating news:' 5th Fleet commander found dead in Bahrain
The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and the 5th Fleet was found dead Saturday in Bahrain, the Navy announced.
Vice Adm. Scott Stearney was found in his quarters, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said in a statement.
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Bahraini Ministry of Interior are investigating but no foul play is suspected, Richardson said.
He described Stearney a “decorated naval warrior,” and a “devoted husband and father.”
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