Janelle Bludau
Sept. 27, 2017

A woman who lived in a Houston suburb that suffered severe flooding from Hurricane Harvey died earlier this month from flesh-eating bacteria that infected her through a tear in her skin, according to the Harris County medical examiner's office.

Nancy Reed, 77, died Sept. 15 of necrotizing faciitis, more commonly known as flesh-eating bacteria, her autopsy results released Tuesday confirmed.

“It was difficult to learn because we saw her a lot, very often, at all of our events," said development manager Erica Badamo of Village Learning and Achievement Center, an educational center for adults and children with disabilities.

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