Naval Academy Midshipman Found Dead in Dorm Room

Midshipman Second Class (junior) Rolando Amador
United States Naval Academy

The Naval Academy said a student has been found dead in his room.

The academy announced in a statement Saturday morning that Midshipman Rolando Amador, 22, was found dead around 9 p.m. Thursday. The junior was in his room at Bancroft Hall, the academy dormitory  in Annapolis, Maryland.

The statement says the circumstances surrounding his death are under investigation. No foul play is suspected.

Amador was from Harpswell, Maine. He was a mechanical engineering major and participated in intramural sports.

The academy is providing grief counseling to his fellow students.

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