July 29th, 2010
09:43 AM ET

Second U.S. sailor found dead

A second U.S. sailor who went missing in Afghanistan last week is dead, a Pentagon official said Thursday.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove, 25, of Renton, Washington, was one of two sailors involved in a firefight on Friday in eastern Afghanistan. They were traveling in Logar province when they were attacked, the military said.

Deen Mohammad Darwish, a Logar province official, said Newlove's body was found in the Baraki Barak district of the province early on Wednesday. Newlove's family was notified the same day, the Pentagon official said.

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