An Enemy of Promise

A triple killing shocks an elite naval community

Friends expected Navy Lieut. (J.G.) Alton Lee Grizzard, 24, to be an admiral one day. Last week he was shot four times: once in each leg, once in the abdomen and, finally, once in the head. Classmates worshipped Ensign Kerryn O'Neill, 21, an honors student and a track star at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. She was found not far from Grizzard, curled in a fetal position. She had been shot at close range in the back of the head. Like Grizzard and O'Neill, Ensign George P. Smith, 24, was a midshipman at Annapolis and was due to report for...

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