Navy Recovers Body of Missing San Diego-Based Sailor

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SAN DIEGO (KTLA) -- The U.S. Navy says it has recovered the body of a sailor who fell overboard from a San Diego-based guided-missile destroyer Tuesday in the Gulf of Oman.

The sailor was aboard the USS Halsey and was discovered missing after failing to report for watch.

Helicopters and airplanes began to search for the missing sailor Tuesday afternoon.

The Bahrain-based U.S. 5th Fleet said the sailor's body was recovered Wednesday.

The identity of the sailor hasn't been released.

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