Lake Sam Rayburn is located in East Texas near Lufkin.

According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, the three year old boy was diagnosed with the flesh eating staph infection after a late July trip with his family.

The boy had red spots that quickly turned to bleeding sores.

Flesh eating staph is a skin infection that spread quickly across the body destroying tissue as it spreads.

The boy is still being treated but the infection is under control.