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Woman dies of suspected Legionella infection

A woman has died during a family holiday to Ibiza after contracting suspected Legionella infection.

Lynne Balaam and her sister Kathleen Laddell, 52, from Cardiff, fell ill with a stomach bug just days into the 10-day trip.

Ms Balaam died in hospital on the holiday island four weeks later on October 18.

According to Ms Balaam’s relatives, blood tests undertaken at the hospital showed she had been infected with the Legionella bacterium.

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