Brain-eating amoeba suspected in SW Indiana death
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An autopsy report shows a parasite known as the "brain-eating amoeba" killed a southwestern Indiana man.
State and federal officials haven't yet confirmed 30-year-old Waylon Abel of Loogootee died of a rare infection known as primary amebic meningoencephalitis, but the autopsy report released Friday lists it as his primary cause of death.
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