Fla. man dies after being infected by bacteria from river

Sep 30, 2013 Full story: CBS News

Henry "Butch" Konietzky, 59, died last Monday after being infected with Vibrio vulnificus , a bacteria that belongs in the same family as cholera that lives in warm, saltwater bodies, CBS affiliate WKMG in Orlando, Fla.

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Leesburg, FL

#1 Oct 1, 2013
In comparison to the other articles that were written, this is a step up in information

Saint Petersburg, FL

#2 Oct 2, 2013
Was down by the river the other day, been what a week or so since the 'Coastwatch Cleanup'? Well the soap foam washing up on shore and all the used plastic water bottles, beer cans, empty crack bags, Styrofoam bits, old fishing line & hooks, blunt wrappers, etc. should of given anyone a clue as to not go into the Halifax River without hip boots.

I haven't been in since the mid 70's.
The brown tinge to the water say's it all.

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