A Naval officer who resided in Murrieta has died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Cmdr. Joel Del Mundo Tiu, 49, originally of Manila, Philippines, died Friday, Oct. 12 from non-combat related injuries, the Department of Defense said in a news release.
Tiu was assigned to Logistics Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Manama, Bahrain, according to the news release.
Bahrain is an island near the western shores of the Persian Gulf.
Details of the fatal incident were not released by the Department of Defense.
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