Canadian Mayor Dies After Wasp Attack
51 year old Lucie Roussel, the mayor of a community just outside Montreal, died on Sunday, 27 July of anaphylactic shock after being attacked by wasps while on vacation. She has been serving as mayor of La Prairie since 2003.
According to a spokeswoman for La Prairie, the mayor was not allergic to wasps. However, she was attacked by 15 of them.
Several politicians expressed their condolences. Amongst them was the Mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, who tweeted about it. Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.