LAMESA, TX (KCBD) - A man bitten by a venomous rattlesnake at his home last Sunday has now been released from UMC.
53-year-old Milton Richards from Klondike was in his yard when he was bitten by the snake.
His family believes the snake is a Mojave Rattlesnake, which has especially powerful venom.
Richards was brought to UMC after arriving at a Lamesa hospital, suffering from seizures caused by the venom.
It took over 40 vials of anti-venom to treat him.