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Cicero man dies of West Nile virus

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

CICERO (AP) – Health officials in Cook County say a man from suburban Chicago has died of West Nile virus.

The Cook County Department of Public Health announced the death on Monday. They say the victim was a 67-year-old man from Cicero who had underlying health conditions.

Last week Illinois public health officials announced the first West Nile death of the season in the state. The victim was a Logan County man in his 80s who died last month.

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