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12:28 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Sixth Death Reported In Local Legionnaires' Outbreak

A sixth person has died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home.

Franklin County Public Health officials have not released any details on the latest death of a resident the Wesley Ridge Retirement Community. 33 other residents have been sickened. The bacteria was found in the community's cooling tower and eventually got into the water system. Health officials are also trying to determine what caused an outbreak in St. Marys, where one person died and another became ill.