Naval Academy Announces Death of Midshipman

A United States Naval Academy midshipman has died, officials announced tonight.

According the academy, a midshipman died last night while on leave away from the Naval Academy. The cause of death is being investigated

The Brigade of Midshipman, faculty, staff, and coaches were notified of the midshipman’s death this afternoon. Out of respect for the family’s privacy, the identity of the midshipman is being withheld for 24 hours after next of kin notification.