FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., (WXYZ) - A Farmington Hills woman who contracted a "flesh-eating bacteria" died over the weekend.
Doctors gave 33-year-old Crystal Spencer only a thirty three percent chance of surviving the rare disease.
Crystal's husband, Jeff, told 7 Action News that he believed she got the necrotizing fasciitis infection at another Detroit area hospital where she had surgery to remove an abscess from her leg that may have been caused by her type 2 diabetes.
The family has consulted with an attorney about the case.
It is unclear if Spencer died from the infection or from complications with her diabetes.
Spencer's husband Jeff is accepting donations to help cover funeral costs. He has set up a fund at the LOC Federal Credit Union in Farmington Hills.
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