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4th person dies after West Texas mobile home fire

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Posted: Jul 9, 2013 11:44 AM

Updated: Jul 9, 2013 11:45 AM

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 (LOO'-kay) 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 (DOOZ'-ler) said Tuesday that authorities do not suspect foul play in the fire. The cause remains under investigation.

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