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Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:12 am

MSN.com:

The two former U.S. Navy SEALs found dead aboard the Maersk Alabama — the ship involved in the pirate attack later dramatized in the movie "Captain Phillips" — died of respiratory failure and were suspected to have suffered heart attacks, possibly from drug use, police said.

A statement on the website for the police department of Seychelles, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, said that a syringe and traces of heroin were found in their cabin. Authorities said samples are being sent to Mauritius for analysis to determine if the men had consumed "a substance" that could have killed them.

Police officials identified the men as Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy — both 44-year-old employees for the Virginia-based maritime security firm The Trident Group.

For the full story, visit: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/respiratory-failure-caused-two-deaths-captain-phillips-ship-n38006

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