Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Africa Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Supported by ByEric Schmitt Nov. 6, 2018 WASHINGTON — Navy criminal authorities have completed their investigation into the strangling of an Army Green Beret in June 2017 in Mali, and sent their report to an American admiral who will decide what charges, if any, will be brought in the case, officials said on Tuesday. The results of the yearlong inquiry by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service into the death of Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar, a 34-year-old veteran of two tours in Afghanistan, were not made public. But two members of the elite SEAL Team 6 who were in Mali on a secret assignment and shared embassy housing with Sergeant Melgar in the Malian capital, Bamako, have been under investigation into his death. The Navy investigators’ report will now be reviewed by Rear Adm. Charles W. Rock, the commander of Navy Region Mid-Atlantic in Norfolk, Va. As the so-called consolidated disposition authority, Admiral Rock has been assigned by the Navy secretary, Richard V. Spencer, to oversee the case going forward. Capt. Greg Hicks, the Navy’s chief spokesman, said Admiral Rock would “review all… Read full this story
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