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2-year-old child hospitalized from Bedford fire dies

Posted at 11:29 AM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 11:29:45-05

BEDFORD, Ohio — A toddler who was flown to Toledo for treatment following a house fire in Bedford last week has died, according to the Lucas County Medical Examiner's Office.

Authorities have identified the child as 2-year-old Carter Jones.

Carter is the second person who died in connection with a fire that happened at an apartment complex in the 200 block of Center Road on Dec. 22.

The fire was contained to a single apartment. The other victim had previously been identified as 49-year-old Gregory Jones, authorities said.

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The exact cause and origin of the fire is still under investigation.