Confirmation of Allergic Reaction Killing 13-year-old Football P - kcentv.com - KCEN HD - Waco, Temple, and Killeen

Confirmation of Allergic Reaction Killing 13-year-old Football Player

Posted: Updated:

(KCEN) - An autopsy has confirmed that a sudden allergic reaction to fire ant bites killed a 13-year-old South Texas boy after he was bitten during halftime of a middle school football game.

Cameron Espinosa's body showed signs of ant stings that encircled the lower portion of his right leg. That was the section exposed between his uniform pants, socks and shoes.

Corpus Christi school district officials say the eighth-grader died September 16, days after being bitten multiple times by fire ants while warming up for the second half of a Sept. 11 football game.

District spokeswoman, Lorette Williams, says the boy didn't know he was allergic to ants.

  • Latest NewsMore>>

  • Texas Dad David Barajas Acquitted of Murdering Man Who Killed Sons

    Texas Dad David Barajas Acquitted of Murdering Man Who Killed Sons

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:39:26 GMT
    A Texas father was found not guilty Wednesday of gunning down the man who killed his young sons in a drunken-driving accident. It took the jury three hours to acquit David Barajas, who was charged in the shooting death of 20-year-old Jose Banda Jr. in December 2012. "I thank God. This has been hard on me and my family," Barajas told reporters after the verdict, according to the Associated Press.An intoxicated Banda struck Barajas and his two children while they pushed the family...More >>
    A Texas father was found not guilty Wednesday of gunning down the man who killed his young sons in a drunken-driving accident. It took the jury three hours to acquit David Barajas, who was charged in the shooting death of 20-year-old Jose Banda Jr. in December 2012. "I thank God. This has been hard on me and my family," Barajas told reporters after the verdict, according to the Associated Press.An intoxicated Banda struck Barajas and his two children while they pushed the family...More >>
  • Second case of Chikungunya found in Dallas County

    Second case of Chikungunya found in Dallas County

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:12:31 GMT
     A second case of the Chikungunya Virus has been confirmed in Dallas County...More >>
     A second case of the Chikungunya Virus has been confirmed in Dallas County...More >>
  • South Park Trail Closure in Copperas Cove

    South Park Trail Closure in Copperas Cove

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:46:21 GMT
    Copperas Cove, Texas – Effective immediately, a portion of the City of Copperas Cove South Park Trail will be closed for bee removal...More >>
    Copperas Cove, Texas – Effective immediately, a portion of the City of Copperas Cove South Park Trail will be closed for bee removal...More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KCEN. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.