Third local victim of H1N1 virus identified.

POSTED: Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 9:06am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm

There are new details on the third H1N1 flu death in Cameron county with the victims name being released.

The victim is identified as 30 year-old Eli Daniel Navarro and is related to Commissioner Ricardo Longoria Jr. as a cousin. Dr. Brian Smith says Navarro's past health problems increased the his risk of passing away from the H1N1 virus. Navarro was also part of a local band in the Valley and his family are planning a benefit in memory of Navarro and to get the word out about the H1N1 virus.

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