Bodies of missing USS Fitzgerald sailors found


A number of sailors' remains that were missing from the collision between USS Fitzgerald and a merchant ship have been found.

As search and rescue crews gained access to the spaces that were damaged during the collision this morning, the missing Sailors were located in the flooded berthing compartments. They are currently being transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka where they will be identified.

The families are being notified and being provided the support they need during this difficult time. The names of the Sailors will be released after all notifications are made.

Retired US Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby discusses how the USS Fitzgerald could have collided with a cargo ship.

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