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Another Child Dead Following Saturday House Fire

Last updated on Monday, June 8, 2009

(FORT WAYNE) - Another child has died as the result of an early morning house fire Saturday in Fort Wayne.

Authorities say 10 year-old Keasia Murray died from smoke inhalation.

Earlier, 12-year-old Keiara Sanders and 7-year-old Deonesti Luckett also died of smoke inhalation.

One child remains hospitalized.

The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette reports a total of seven children were having a sleepover in the house at the time of the fire which began in the kitchen just before 2 a.m. and quickly overcame the sleeping children.

Child Protective Services is investigating why no adult was home at the time.

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