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No Charges in Drowning of Navy SEAL Candidate | Military.com
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No Charges in Drowning of Navy SEAL Candidate | Military.com

The Navy won’t file criminal charges stemming from the drowning death of Seaman James Derek Lovelace in SEAL training.

The San Diego County medical examiner had ruled the 21-year-old sailor’s May 6 death in a swim tank in Coronado a homicide, saying in a July autopsy report that the “actions, or inactions, of the instructors and other individuals involved were excessive and directly contributed to the death.”

Navy Cmdr. Liam Hulin, director of the Naval Special Warfare Basic Training Command, reviewed the findings of a Naval Criminal Investigative Services probe and determined that Lovelace’s drowning “was not the result of a crime and will not pursue criminal charges against any personnel in connection with the death,”…

Source: No Charges in Drowning of Navy SEAL Candidate | Military.com