NEWS UPDATEKINGMAN-A Kingman man died Sunday, June 21 from complications following a bee sting incident June 12 in the Valle Vista neighborhood.

John Wade, 81, was reportedly getting his mail when he was severely stung in excess of 500 to 1,000 times by a massive swarm of bees.

A local bee keeper responded to assist with the removal, but told local news media that most of the bee hive, which measured over five feet, had to be destroyed due to the amount of bees inside.

Wade was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center following the attack.