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    Ellensburg police officer dies of hantavirus
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    ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- A rare disease linked to mouse droppings has been blamed for the death of an Ellensburg police officer.

    The Yakima County coroner report that 34-year-old Sgt. Nelson Ng died Friday of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. He had been transferred to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital after being admitted to Kittitas Valley Hospital.

    Police say Ng was previously in excellent health.

    Hantavirus is typically contracted from airborne droplets of mouse urine or particles of dried-up droppings. It can fill the lungs with fluid and cause death in less than 48 hours.

    Details on the circumstances in which Ng contracted the ailment have not been released.

    The death is being investigated by the Kittitas County Public Health Department.


    They now believe it's possible he contacted the virus at the county shooting range.

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    RIP! Tragic incident. May God comfort his family during their grief and loss.
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    Rest in Peace, Sgt Ng, thoughts and prayers to his family, how tragic

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