Montrose woman dies from West Nile Virus

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

MONTROSE, Colo (KKCO) The obituary printed in the Friday edition of the Montrose Daily Press says Dorothy Iris "Irish" Meaker died Wednesday, days before her 87th birthday.

Montrose County Coroner Thomas Canfield told the newspaper he couldn't immediately confirm the death was due to the West Nile Virus.

The state health department says at least 22 human cases of West Nile Virus have been reported through August 27th, including at least three in Montrose County.

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