Special to the Chronicle
Charles Keating IV
SEAL killed in Iraq has local ties

When Krista Joseph heard Tuesday morning that a Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq, she feared the worst.

She had just spoken via FaceTime with her son, Charles Keating IV, on Sunday, said Joseph’s friend, Silvia Grillo.

Joseph said he seemed tired but on task in Iraq.

And then Tuesday morning’s fear became a sad reality.