Summary: decorated U.S. Navy seaman who was facing charges in connection with the June 30 shooting death of a gay Houston-based sailor identified as 29-year-old fellow U.S. Navy seaman August Provost during an apparent drug-fueled crime spree at a San Diego-based military camp, and who was previously charged with 16 counts of criminal offenses stemming from Provost's death including drug use, larceny, burglary, theft, arson, and unlawful handling of a deceased individual, but Navy officials insisted there was no indication that the slaying was a hate crime.
Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted asphyxiation
Born: November 4, 1976
Died: July 31, 2009
Location: Oceanside, California