Navy Sailor Nicholas Cox Fatally Shot While Home on Leave in Louisiana; Alan James Convicted of Murder, Sentenced to Life in Prison (November 24, 2001)


Nicholas Cox, US Navy

ID Go: An abandoned car belonging to missing sailor Nicholas Cox turns up in a parking lot. Inside, Demery uncovers a grisly cache of blood evidence, but no Cox. In order to find justice for his fallen brother-in-arms, Demery must first locate his body. -Friendly Fire, Murder Chose Me (S1, E3)

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Related Links:
Nicholas A. Cox (Nick), US Navy
State of Louisiana v. Alan James (2004)
Friendly Fire | Murder Chose Me | Investigation Discovery
Friendly Fire | Murder Chose Me | Investigation Discovery (S1, E3)

Navy Seaman Bryant Davis Died in Non Combat Related Accident After Falling Overboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Kitty Hawk in North Arabian Sea (2001)

Bryant Davis

Bryant Davis, US Navy

Machinist’s Mate Fireman Apprentice Bryant L. Davis, 20, US Navy, died of a non combat death on November 7, 2001. Davis was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk in the North Arabian Sea. The Department of Defense reported in the press release that Davis was declared deceased after falling overboard. Search and rescue efforts were conducted but after a couple of days were halted.

Now, his family and friends are searching for an explanation. The Pentagon has provided no details on how the accident occurred, they said. “I don’t know what happened to my baby,” said Helen Davis, his grandmother. “I’m looking for answers. I will not stop until I get an answer.” –Chicago Tribune

Related Links:
DOD Casualty Update
Navy Machinist’s Mate Fireman Apprentice Bryant L. Davis
Sailor said God called him to serve
Kitty Hawk Completes Enduring Freedom Deployment