A 71-year-old Hamler, Ohio man has died of West Nile virus, according to the Toledo-Lucas County health department.
Eldon Mahlman died on Sept. 21. His cause of death was reported today by Lucas County s bureau of vital statistics.
As of last week, there were 18 reported cases of West Nile virus in Ohio, four in Lucas County, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
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