Sailor reportedly dies aboard Norfolk-based ship

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

Courtesy of USS Arlington Facebook page

NORFOLK, Va. - The U.S. Navy is investigating the death of a sailor aboard a Norfolk-based ship, according to WAVY

A Naval Criminal Investigative Service spokesman confirmed to the NBC affiliate that the sailor died Tuesday aboard the USS Arlington.  

WAVY reports that the San Antonio-class amphibious dock ship is currently deployed in the Persian Gulf on stand by to respond to any conflict with Iran. 

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