ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A Naval Academy midshipman died Tuesday night while on leave. The cause of death is under investigation.
“The Brigade of Midshipman, faculty, staff, and coaches were notified of the midshipman’s death this afternoon,” USNA officials said in a statement. “Out of respect for the family’s privacy, the identity of the midshipman is being withheld for 24 hours after next of kin notification.”READ MORE: Howard County Government Buildings Reopen To Public Monday
Counseling is being offered at the Naval Academy to other midshipmen, faculty, staff and coaches.READ MORE: Report: Lamar Jackson Statue To Stand At University Of Louisville's Cardinal Stadium
“The Naval Academy is supporting the midshipman’s family, friends, and loved ones during this time of grief,” the USNA stated.MORE NEWS: Man Found Dead In Vacant East Baltimore Home Ruled Homicide, Another Man Dead After West Baltimore Shooting Friday