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Navy identifies SEAL trainee who died after ‘Hell Week’

Navy SEAL Candidate Death
Posted at 8:45 PM, Feb 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-06 20:45:30-05

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy SEAL candidate who died just hours after completing the grueling Hell Week test was identified Sunday as a 24-year-old sailor who joined the military last year. The Navy says Seaman Kyle Mullen died at a San Diego area hospital on Friday after he and another SEAL trainee reported experiencing symptoms of an unknown illness. The Union-Tribune reports the other sailor, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized in stable condition. The cause of death is unknown and under investigation.