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Sailor Found Dead In Naval Medical Center Barracks

Vehicles line the street near Naval Medical Center San Diego, Jan. 26, 2016.
Milan Kovacevic
Vehicles line the street near Naval Medical Center San Diego, Jan. 26, 2016.

The Navy is working to determine what caused the death of an active-duty sailor found in a barracks attached to the Naval Medical Center San Diego.

The sailor was found dead around 9:30 a.m. Monday, Naval Criminal Investigative Service spokesman Ed Buice said.

The cause of death is being investigated by the NCIS, and the sailor's identity was withheld to allow time to notify next-of-kin.

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The NCIS investigate all noncombat deaths, Buice said.

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