Michigan woman says son among missing sailors

In this photo released by the Royal Malaysian Navy, navy sailors cover an unidentified body on to the deck of KD Lekiu frigate after it was recovered in the waters off the Johor coast of Malaysia, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain on Tuesday, a day after the warship's collision with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 sailors missing. (Photo: Royal Malaysian Navy/AP)

MILFORD, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman says her son is among the missing sailors after a collision between a warship and an oil tanker in Southeast Asia.

April Brandon tells Detroit-area TV stations that she was visited by two officers Monday at her home in Milford in Oakland County.

She says her son, Ken Smith, is a "great kid" who is among many family members to serve in the Navy.

The USS John McCain collided with an oil tanker off Singapore.

Brandon says her son wanted to serve his country. She says the 22-year-old Smith grew up in Novi, Michigan, but moved to Norfolk, Virginia, as a teen with his father.

Brandon says Smith's long-term goal was to develop video games.

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