Lifeguard now also dead after breath-holding exercise gone wrong


21-year-old Jonathan Proce died Sunday morning at the hospital, after having been in critical condition since the incident last Wednesday, when he and also 21-year old Bodhan Vitenko of Manhattan drowned during a breath-holding exercise. They were hoping to join elite military squads, training in a public pool on Staten Island, when lifeguards found them lifeless in 3 feet of water. Proce was a lifeguard himself, but off-duty. Via


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