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Stowaway scorpion stings Pennsylvania man after vacation

October 05, 2016 - 4:20 AM

WARMINSTER, Pa. - A Pennsylvania man is recovering after he was stung by a scorpion that somehow got into his backpack while he was on vacation in the Caribbean.

The 22-year-old Warminster resident had returned home from St. Thomas and reached into the pack to get his computer when he was stung.

Buddy Mullen of A-1 Exterminators tells WPVI-TV ( ) in Philadelphia the scorpion disappeared in the man's bedroom. Mullen's team flipped the sheets and the scorpion fell to the floor.


Information from: WPVI-TV,

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