SEAL’s death probed as sui­cide

Austin American-Statesman - - THE SECOND FRONT -

U.S. mil­i­tary of­fi­cials are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the ap­par­ent sui­cide of a Navy SEAL com­man­der in Afghanistan. Navy SEAL Cmdr. Job W. Price, 42, of Pottstown, Pa., died Satur­day of a non­com­bat-re­lated in­jury while sup­port­ing sta­bil­ity op­er­a­tions in Uruz­gan province, Afghanistan. A U.S. mil­i­tary of­fi­cial said the death “ap­pears to be the re­sult of sui­cide.” A U.S. mil­i­tary of­fi­cial con­firmed Price was from Vir­ginia Beach, Va.-based SEAL Team 4, which is part of the mis­sion to train Afghan lo­cal po­lice to stave off the Tal­iban in re­mote parts of Afghanistan. Price is sur­vived by a wife and a daugh­ter.

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