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Sailor assigned to Trident sub found dead

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BANGOR, Wash. (AP) - The Navy says a 29-year-old sailor assigned to a Trident submarine based at Bangor, Wash., has been found dead in his quarters.

Submarine Group 9 spokesman Lt. Ed Early tells the Kitsap Sun that the name of the sailor found Tuesday in his Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor quarters is being withheld pending notification of relatives. The cause of death is under investigation.

Early says the sailor was assigned to the USS Louisiana's blue crew. The Louisiana is one of eight Trident ballistic missile submarines assigned to Bangor. They each have two crews - blue and gold.