TU football player died of flesh-eating bacteria

Friday, June 2nd 2006, 10:57 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ A University of Tulsa football player who died April 28th was killed by what's sometimes called a ``flesh-eating'' bacteria.

The state medical examiner's office says Devin Adair died of complications of necrotizing fasciitis. The infection is rare and sometimes begins with flu-like symptoms.

Adair was hospitalized for a week before his death.