Two members of the Navy’s elite SEAL Group 6 are being investigated for strangling a Inexperienced Beret whereas he was on task in Mali in June, in response to a report on Sunday.
Navy felony investigators launched an investigation into the commandos after Military Employees Sgt. Logan Melgar, a veteran of two deployments to Afghanistan, was discovered lifeless on June four in embassy housing he shared with different Particular Operations forces, the New York Occasions reported.
Melgar’s superiors in Germany suspected foul play and instantly despatched an investigator to the scene, the newspaper reported.
The Military’s Felony Investigation Command examined the circumstances across the 34-yr-previous Melgar’s demise for months after which turned it over to the Naval Legal Investigative Service.
Nobody has been charged in Melgar’s dying, however two Navy SEALs, who haven’t been recognized, have been faraway from Mali and positioned on administrative depart, the report stated.
Melgar’s dying was dominated a murder — strangulation.
A spokesman for NCIS, stated he couldn’t touch upon an ongoing investigation.
The revelations about Melgar’s demise come as 4 American troopers have been killed earlier this month in an ambush in Niger, African.
SEAL Workforce 6 carried out the mission that killed al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011.