26-Year Old Man Dies From Oklahoma E. Coli Outbreak

August 28, 2008

The Oklahoma E. coli outbreak has claimed its first victim, as a young man has died in the state....Washington (ChattahBox) – The Oklahoma E. coli outbreak has claimed its first victim, as a young man has died in the state.

State health officials have confirmed that 26-year old Chad Ingle has died from E. coli.

This comes as the total number of illnesses in the state stands at 41 and is expected to increase.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is going to join in the investigation to try and find the source.

The majority of those who have fallen ill ate at the Country Cottage restaurant in Locust Grove.

No direct source of the E. coli outbreak is known at this point though.


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