A 20-year-old man was stung 20,000 times by killer bees. America. As of Tuesday evening, Austin Bellamy was on life support Coma According to local TV station Fox 19, he was voluntarily admitted to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Ohio. He was “fighting for his life,” his mother Shawna Carter said Monday on a fundraising page set up for his medical care.
On Friday morning, Austin Bellamy was pruning a lemon tree when he unknowingly cut a cocoon.Bees murderers. Also known as Africanized bees, these insects are known to be particularly aggressive. According to Fox 19, Austin Bellamy’s grandmother and uncle, who were nearby, were unable to intervene and witnessed the bee attack.
“He screamed, ‘Help! Help me! Help!’ and no one could help her,” said her grandmother, Phyllis Edwards. “I tried to climb the ladder to reach Austin” but “I couldn’t reach because I was surrounded by bees,” she said.
Shawna Carter said the young man was stung more than 20,000 times and consumed about 30 bees. Caregivers “had until Sunday morning to get the bees out of him,” she told Fox 19. According to a local outlet, doctors believe Austin Bellamy will make a full recovery.
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