INCHEON -- A Navy petty officer was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head Sunday in a suspected suicide case, the military said.
The 24-year-old, whose identity was withheld, was found by his colleagues at 1:20 a.m. at a base in Incheon, west of Seoul, according to authorities.
A firearm and a spent cartridge were found on site, but the authorities said there were no suicide note or a magazine.
According to the probe, the soldier sent a text message to a friend earlier in the day, implying an unstable mental condition.
The military said it is investigating the details of the incident. (Yonhap)