Medical examiner identifies two children who died in Lynnwood townhouse fire

Firefighters working on the roof above the unit where the blaze broke out. (File photo by Larry Vogel)

The names of two siblings who died in a Lynnwood townhouse fire Sunday, Nov. 3 have been released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner. The deaths were accidental and due to smoke inhalation, the medical examiner said.

The victims are 15-year-old Victoria Jimenez Lopez of Shoreline and her 7-year-old brother Mardoqueo Jimenez Lopez. They were visiting relatives at the Lynnwood Townhouse Apartments, in the 6700 block of 196th Street Southwest, when the fire broke out.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated. A GoFundMe has been started for the family here.

 

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