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Coroner: Teen did not die from spider bite

June 22, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The coroner's office has determined that a Pomona teen did not die from a spider bite, officials said on Tuesday.Jonathan Price, 13, died Sunday at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center after going into cardiac arrest. Police initially thought he may have suffered a spider bite, but according to L.A. County coroner's Lt. Cheryl MacWillie, the bump on Price's body was actually a pimple.

She went on to say that there was no evidence that the teen was bitten by a spider.

An autopsy is scheduled on Tuesday to determine the cause of death.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.


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