published Monday, October 7th, 2013

Middle Tennessee man dies after contracting West Nile virus

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Family members say a Middle Tennessee man has died after contracting the West Nile virus.

WTVF-TV cited family members in reporting that 82-year-old Marion Rogers died Sunday at Saint Thomas at Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, where he had been admitted about two weeks ago. Family members told the station that Rogers was an avid gardener.

He was the 14th person in Tennessee to be diagnosed with the virus and the second death from it.

about Associated Press...

The Associated Press

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.