- A 31-year-old Texas man got a tattoo and went swimming in the Gulf of Mexico days later
- Doctors say he developed a bacterial infection and died
- Experts recommend not bathing or swimming until a new tattoo has healed
(CNN)It all started simply enough: A 31-year-old man went to get a tattoo on his right leg. Beneath an illustration of a cross and hands in prayer, the words "Jesus is my life" were written in cursive.