Victims Of Deadly Moore Tornado Identified


Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 11:44 am
By: News 9


The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office has released the names of most of the 24 people killed Monday when a tornado roared through Moore and south Oklahoma City.

During the original chaos in the immediate aftermath of the tornado, the medical examiner's office reported 51 people had been killed. They later revised that number to 24; 14 adults and 10 children, including two infants.

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Seven of those children were third-grade students at Plaza Towers Elementary School. Most of them died from mechanical asphyxia, or suffocation. Most of the other victims died from blunt force trauma.

The identified victims are:

1. Terri Long, female, 49

2. Megan Futrell, female, 29

3. Case Futrell, female, 4 months

4. Shannon Quick, female, 40

5. Sydnee Vargyas, female, 7 months

6. Karrina Vargyas, female, 4

7. Jenny Neely, female, 38

8. Antonia Candelaria, female, 9

9. Kyle Davis, male, 8

10. Janae Hornsby, female, 9

11. Sydney Angle, female, 9

12. Emily Conatzer, female, 9

13. Nicolas McCabe, male, 9

14. Christopher Legg, male, 9

15. Cindy Plumley, female, 45

16. Deanna Ward, female, 70

17. Rick Jones, male, 54

18. William Sass, male, 63

19. Gina Stromski, female, 51

20. Tewauna Robinson, female, 45

21. Randy Smith, male, 39

22. Leslie Johnson, male, 46

23. Hemant Bhonde, male, 65

24. Richard Brown, male, 41