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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - It's been more than two weeks since a large crowd paid its final respects to a Kentucky judge. But Eddie Lovelace's death remains shrouded in mystery for his family members, who wonder whether the cause was a steroid now linked to a rare form of meningitis.
Lovelace was a circuit judge in southern Kentucky. He received the steroid at a Tennessee clinic to treat neck pain. He later developed stroke-like symptoms and died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Sept. 17.
It wasn't until recent reports surfaced about the meningitis outbreak that his family began wondering whether his pain-relieving steroid injections were linked to the 78-year-old's death.
Lovelace got the injections at Saint Thomas Outpatient Neurosurgery Center in Nashville, which received a shipment of the steroid suspected in the meningitis outbreak.
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