The man attacked by a swarm of bees on Aug. 4 in the southwest valley has died, according to Clark County.
Jose Moreno Pacheco, 49, of Las Vegas, died Thursday, Aug. 18, in a local hospital.
Fire officials say Moreno Pacheco was stung by bees more than 200 times. The attack happened at a home near Grand Canyon Drive and West Oquendo Road. Moreno Pacheco was removing bees from the area.
There were a lot of unanswered questions about the victim and whether or not he had a license to do the bee removal job. However, 8 News NOW found out that the state doesn't regulate every bee business.
According to Nevada law, pest companies who go out and kill bees must be licensed by the state, but bee removal and rehabilitation companies do not.
The Clark County Coroner's Office is investigating the cause and manner of death. The investigation is expected to take another six to eight weeks to complete... Read More