South Padre Island fisherman passes away after contracting flesh-eating bacteria

1 month 3 weeks 2 days ago Saturday, July 31 2021 Jul 31, 2021 July 31, 2021 12:02 PM July 31, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital

A popular South Padre Island fisherman died Friday after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria.

Channel 5 News previously reported that Raymond “Skipper” H. Mock, 61, contracted the deadly bacteria called vibrio. Mock had been hospitalized in the ICU since he contracted the bacteria earlier this week.

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The Weslaco-based McCaleb Funeral Home announced Mock’s passing on social media. 

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