Thursday, July 30, 2015

Sailor dies on leave

OTTAWA—A crew member of a Canadian warship has been found dead while on shore leave in the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean.
The military has identified him as Lt. Andrew F. Webster, based out of Halifax.

Webster was serving on board HMCS Toronto, which has been part of counterterrorism and anti-piracy operations in the Arabian Sea for most of this year.
Webster was found dead in his hotel room yesterday afternoon.
The military noted local police are handling the investigation but foul play is not suspected.

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