FORT HOOD, Texas — Fort Hood Directorate of Emergency Services personnel discovered a deceased civilian male on the installation at approximately 11 p.m. Nov. 20 in the vicinity of Belton Lake and Outdoor Recreation Area.

The civilian has been identified as Retired Navy Seaman Craig Nobel. Nobel was registered at the BLORA Deer Park RV Lot and was reported missing by a family member. Law enforcement officials later found Nobel’s remains in a wooded area adjacent to the park.

The circumstances surrounding Nobel’s are under investigation by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID). According to Chris Grey, spokesman for CID, foul play is not suspected at this point in the ongoing death investigation.

No further information will be released at this point to protect the integrity of the investigation. The point of contact for CID Public Affairs is Christopher Grey at