3 sailors who served on same aircraft carrier die within a week

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3 sailors who served on same aircraft carrier die within a week

Three sailors who served on the same aircraft carrier in Virginia have died within a week, Navy officials said Tuesday.

A sailor was found unresponsive on board the USS George Washington this past Friday, as he was being overhauled at Newport News Shipbuilding, Navy Lt. Cmdr. The carrier is being overhauled at the Newport News ShipbuildingNewport News Shipbuilding, Navy Lt. Navy Lt. That unidentified sailor was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News where the service member was pronounced dead.

Myers said that follows the deaths of two sailors who were found dead on April 9 and 10 in separate incidents.

The Navy identified the sailor who died on April 9, off a Portsmouth base, as Retail Services Specialist 3rd Class Mikail Sharp.

On April 4th, the Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Natasha Huffman was found dead, also off base, in Hampton. The authorities said that.

There isn't a connection between the deaths, Navy officials said.

Myers said that the Navy is cooperating with local authorities, where both incidents have occurred, as both incidents are under investigation. Our thoughts and condolences are with the family, friends, and shipmates of our sailors.