Fort Smith woman dies after contracting flu

Posted: February 10, 2014 at 10:50 a.m.

Leslie Creekmore

Leslie Creekmore, 29, died this morning in a St. Louis hospital after battling for her life for more than a month, Chris Creekmore, her husband said.

Creekmore was admitted to a Fort Smith hospital on Jan. 11 and transported to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis on Jan. 14 after contracting H1N1. She miscarried a child shortly after being admitted to the St. Louis hospital.