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Senior U.S. admiral found dead in
Bahrain, no foul play suspected

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/1/2018 5:05:58 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy admiral overseeing American naval forces in the Middle East has been found dead at his residence in Bahrain, the Navy said on Saturday, adding that foul play was not suspected. Vice Admiral Scott Stearney, a Chicago native, was the commander of the U.S. Navy’s Bahrain-based 5th Fleet. The Navy did not specify the cause of death. “The Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Bahraini Ministry of Interior are cooperating on the investigation, but at this time no foul play is suspected,” said Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson, adding that Stearney’s deputy, Rear Admiral

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 12/1/2018 5:23:13 PM     (No. 11849787)

So at least he was found in one piece and the body wasn´t radioactive? Nevertheless, that poor fellow. Rest in piece, Sir.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sore Eye Assets, 12/1/2018 5:28:27 PM     (No. 11849790)

Not to worry, he´ll still be voting in the next election.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hershey, 12/1/2018 5:41:24 PM     (No. 11849808)

How well did he know Hillary?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/1/2018 6:05:02 PM     (No. 11849823)

Must have been in his late 50s. By today´s standards that´s pretty young to die suddenly. May he rest in peace.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/1/2018 7:11:18 PM     (No. 11849883)

They will say “no foul play suspected at this time” even though I bet there has hardly been much time since the poor man’s body was discovered. We shall see. He was still young.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: trackman999, 12/1/2018 7:45:11 PM     (No. 11849911)

WE are being lied to.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/1/2018 8:13:07 PM     (No. 11849929)

He was only about 58 years old, too- very fit, a well trained naval aviator. Met all his physicals, trim, Hmmmm.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Noj15, 12/1/2018 11:14:13 PM     (No. 11850029)

No foul play?

As in, Chief Justice Scalia "no foul play?"

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Curious1, 12/1/2018 11:17:58 PM     (No. 11850030)

He had recently taken over for the former commander who was moved to pacific command I heard.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 12/1/2018 11:31:44 PM     (No. 11850038)

People in their fifties sometimes die. Cardiac arrest, probably.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/2/2018 1:50:19 AM     (No. 11850090)

The good die young. Criminals live forever.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ragu, 12/2/2018 2:10:57 AM     (No. 11850095)

U.S. Navy admiral Scott Stearney found dead in apparent suicide

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/scott-stearney-us-navy-admiral-found-dead-apparent-suicide-2018-12-01/

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Reply 13 - Posted by: faldo, 12/2/2018 2:48:49 AM     (No. 11850108)

If it´s suicide, George Webb will have it explained shortly. Likely involved in ´running´ something...?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 12/2/2018 10:10:17 AM     (No. 11850300)

#10 it could have also been an aneurysm. A friend of mine died in his early sixties of this and it shocked everyone.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Pete Stone, 12/2/2018 2:52:30 PM     (No. 11850532)

"Apparent suicide." The question, then is why? Was he being blackmailed? Was he in a honey trap and passing info to someone with the SVR, or the Chinese, or some other foreign intelligence agency?
I have a nasty suspicious mind, but suicide by a high-ranking officer with Top Secret clearance and command authority always looks suspicious to me.

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