WASHINGTON — A two-year-old girl who was found barely alive amid the bodies of her parents and siblings after horrific tornadoes hit the United States, died Sunday after a 48-hour fight for life.
Angel Babcock was discovered in a field near her family’s home in New Pekin, southern Indiana after Friday’s horrific weather and was taken to hospital in neighboring Kentucky where her condition was initially described as critical.
Officials had originally reported that Angel had been found 10 miles away from her home, but a spokeswoman for the St. Vincent Salem Hospital where she was initially taken later said she was found close to her home.
The two-year-old, who becomes the 37th victim of devastating weather that pummelled the country on Friday, had lost her parents, two-month-old sister, and three-year-old brother in the storms.
Relatives from her extended family, however, chose to turn off the toddler’s life support…
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