The timing of the incident, witness statements and autopsy showed that Scott Stearney died of suicide and found no inconsistent information with the conclusions, the report said.
Scott Stearney is the commander of the U.S. Navys Fifth Fleet in Bahrain. He was born in Chicago and has served in the Navy for 36 years. In 1982, he first entered the U.S. Navy as an officer. He was a pilot and commander of VFA-87, VFA-131 and VFA-136 aircraft carrier fighter squadrons, and participated in actual combat in Afghanistan and other places. Before assuming command of the Fifth Fleet in May, he had held several senior command positions, including the head of operations at the United States Central Command.
Source: Yang Yi_NBJ10647, Responsible Editor of Peng Mei News