BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A midshipman died early Tuesday morning while on leave from the Naval Academy in Annapolis.
In a news release, the Naval Academy said an investigation is underway into the cause of the unidentified midshipman’s death. Additional details, such as the midshipman’s place of death, were not immediately known.
The midshipman brigade and faculty have been notified of the death, the statement said, and counseling services are being offered to the midshipman’s classmates as well as faculty and staff at the academy.
The seeker’s identity is being withheld for 24 hours out of respect for the family’s privacy, the academy said.