Navy SEAL candidate Kyle Maren’s military autopsy, Manalapan residents who died hours after completing the rigors of SEAL training known as “Hell Week” in early FebruaryRevealed the cause of death as pneumonia and showed that a 24-year-old child was not treated until it was too late.
Kyle’s mother, Regina Murren, received the report last week and shared it with Asbury Park Press.
Written by U.S. Army Regional Medical Inspector Wendy Warren, the report dated May 2 portrays a harsh picture of Murren’s last moment.
“This sailor was being taken care of by non-medical personnel at the end of the week of hell to help him pay attention to his basic needs,” it reads. “He was in a wheelchair most of the time and couldn’t stand or walk alone. He reportedly coughed / spit out a reddish liquid that nearly filled 36 ounces. A sports drink bottle.
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“One of the other SEAL candidates felt unable to breathe and was seeking medical attention. When a rescuer was summoned for the sailor, the decedent (Maren) was unresponsive. When the rescue car crew arrived, they turned their attention to Seaman Murren and took him to the hospital, where he was later declared dead. “
The report names the official cause of death “acute pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pyogenes”. Streptococcus pyogenes is a Group A streptococcus that has been reported to “can cause multiple organ failure and cardiovascular collapse through toxic shock.”
The accompanying toxicology report returned negative for the drug.
This report confirms what Regina Murren has said for months. Despite her suffering from a dire respiratory illness, Kyle was not monitored or treated by medical personnel. She also stated that she had requested a private autopsy that led to the same conclusions as the military autopsy.
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Regina Murren is a nurse who played soccer and basketball at Manarapan High School and later played soccer at Yale University and Monmouth University. I’m talking.
“I want the public to know what happened,” Regina Maren said. “This wasn’t right.”
Another investigation is underway by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service on why Murren was not treated until it was too late.
Regina Mullen hopes that the Hell Week process will be reformed and monitored and treated by healthcare professionals shortly after SEAL candidates complete or complete training.
Kyle Maren was sentenced to die at the Sharp Coronado Hospital in San Diego, but Regina Maren said at the Navy Barracks “died in the arms of a 19-year-old non-medical sailor.”
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US Congressman Andy Kim, whose third district has been redrawn to include Manalapan from next year, wrote to Sean O’Donnell on April 14., Deputy Pentagon Inspector General, seeking another investigation. Regina Maren said Kim was said to be impossible until the NCIS investigation was completed.
Regina Maren also asked Kim to investigate why her son was taken to a public hospital, but the other afflicted seal was referred to military medical personnel.
“All this needs to be pulled back with a curtain,” she said. “I will never let this go. I hate it.”
Along with the autopsy report, Regina Murren also received a condolence card from President Joe Biden.
“After four and a half months, it was finally approved by the president,” she said. “It’s shameful.”
Jerry Carino is a community columnist at Asbury Park Press, focusing on interesting people on the Jersey Shore, exciting stories and imminent issues. Contact him at [email protected].
This article was originally published in Asbury Park Press. Navy SEALs’Hellweek’autopsy reveals Kyle Murren’s cause of death