Mother, Four Children Killed In OKC House Fire Laid To Rest

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 3:58 pm
By: News 9

A mother and her four children who were killed in a house fire the day after Christmas were laid to rest on Saturday.

According to the fire department, 28-year-old Jeanine Bonnet and her four children, Natalie Leon, 8, Samantha Leon, 7, Matthew Leon, 5, and Kara Leon, 3, were inside their house in Oklahoma City when it caught on fire on December 26. They were killed in the fire.

12/26/2012 Related Story: OKC Police Identify Children, Mother Who Died In Accidental Fire

The funerals for the victims were held Saturday afternoon in Newcastle.

Fire investigators say the fire was sparked by a space heater that was too close to a couch. The home had no working smoke detectors.