A WIGAN dad of four has been shot dead onboard a Royal Navy submarine.
Lt Cdr Ian Molneux, died in the incident on HMS Astute while it was docked in Southampton on a goodwill mission.
Lt Cdr Molyneux died instantly and a second crewman is fighting for his life in hospital.
A sailor is being quizzed by police about the shooting which the police stress is not terrost-linked.
The Ministry of Defence is expected to make a statement later today.
Lt Cdr Molyneux leaves a wife, Gill and four young children.