Feb 1, 2015 4:38 PM by News Staff
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has died from injuries sustained during a condo fire in San Juan Capistrano that killed his mother and 3-year-old brother.
The Orange County Coroner's office said Iker Liborio died in a hospital Friday afternoon, more than a week after the Jan. 20 fire that claimed the life of his older brother. The boys' mother, 20-year-old Maricela Sanchez, died the day after the fire from burns and smoke inhalation.
Officials said the fire started in the morning while a child was playing with a lighter.
The Orange County Register reports nine children and eight adults were living in the four-bedroom condo, which had no working smoke alarms. In all, nine people were injured and 80 people from eight surrounding condos were displaced.
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