Martin Stephen Brutosky, Cruise Ship Passenger Death, Cruise Ship Passenger from New York Snorkeling Excursion, Honeymoon Death December 3, 2016, Time of Death Unknown.
Martin Stephen Brutosky, 64, from New York was on a Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess cruise ship excursion with his newlywed wife Diane Montero in Antigua for their honeymoon on December 3, 2016. The couple had been married on November 12, 2016.
Brutosky and his wife embarked from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on November 30 for 10-night cruise with calls at Antigua, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Thomas and Nassau in the Bahamas before returning to Ft. Lauderdale.
On their first day in port, the couple went snorkeling at Stingray City just off Bird Island in Antigua. His wife says that she noticed he wasn’t moving after a few moments in the water. She said that she pulled him to the surface, then pulled him ashore. Brutosky had suffered a heart attack, while snorkeling.
He was then transported to Shell Beach from where the EMS picked him up and took him to the Mount St. John’s Medical Centre where he was pronounced dead.
Martin held numerous executive positions including, Vice President for Umbro International, Chairman and CEO of Tetradata Corp., and CEO and COO of eChalk. At the time of his death, Martin held the position of Vice President of Technology Solutions with Professional Examination Service.