Mystery deepens around Navy Admiral’s ‘suicide’ in Bahrain

Vice Admiral Scott Stearney, 58, was found dead in his residence in Bahrain on Saturday but it is not yet known who found him, when his body was found or what the circumstances were.

Source: Mystery deepens around Navy Admiral’s ‘suicide’ in Bahrain | Daily Mail Online

Mystery of Navy Admiral’s ‘suicide’ death deepens: No details are released on how or when decorated veteran, 58, died as remarks he made three months ago criticizing Iran are revealed

  • Scott Stearney, 58, was found dead in his ‘residence’ in Bahrain on Saturday 
  • The decorated Navy admiral was in charge of the Fifth Fleet in the Middle East
  • He assumed the role in May, taking charge of 20,000 troops in the Persian Gulf, Red Sea and Arabian Sea  
  • In September, he spoke optimistically about operations and exercises in the region 
  • He also criticized Iran for ‘destabilizing’ the fragile region 
  • The Navy will not say how he died or how he was found but that no foul play is suspected 
  • The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is still investigating his death along with the Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior 
  • Stearney served in the Navy for 36 years and served in Afghanistan 

 

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