4th person dies after West Texas mobile home fire

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A mobile home fire in West Texas that killed a woman and two of her children has claimed the life of a third youngster.

An official with American Heritage Cemetery and Funeral Home said Tuesday that services are pending for 3-year-old Janet Luque of Odessa, her two siblings and their mother.

The Ector County Sheriff's Office says the fire early Friday in Odessa killed 40-year-old Maria Marta, her 13-year-old son Omar Gallegos and her 5-year-old daughter Jazmine Luque. The woman's 3-year-old daughter was transported to a Lubbock hospital where she died Sunday.

Two male relatives men who were in the mobile home suffered lesser injuries.

Sgt. Gary Duesler said Tuesday that authorities do not suspect foul play in the fire. The cause remains under investigation.

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