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Death of US Navy SEAL Trainee Ruled a Homicide

July 07,2016 01:12

SAN DIEGO—A Southern California medical examiner ruled the death of a U.S. Navy SEAL trainee a homicide, saying his instructor repeatedly dunked him during a pool exercise while the 21-year-old was struggling, according to an autopsy report released ...and more »



SAN DIEGO—A Southern California medical examiner ruled the death of a U.S. Navy SEAL trainee a homicide, saying his instructor repeatedly dunked him during a pool exercise while the 21-year-old was struggling, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday. Seaman James Derek Lovelace died of drowning May 6 in Coronado, Calif., with a heart problem as a contributing factor, the autopsy found. The homicide ruling doesn't...

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