Delawna Berran-Lett faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child in fatal North Braddock fire.
North Braddock Fire
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
She will face two counts each of involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of children.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Family members seek donations to help pay for funeral expenses.
Funeral services are set for Saturday for the twin 3-year-old boys who perished last Friday in a blaze in their North Braddock home. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports a spokesman for the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed that dental records were used Tuesday to establish the identities of the boys as Ky‘Heir D. Arthur and Dy‘Heir Arthur. According to the Trib, investigators have said that Dy‘Heir died of burns and smoke inhalation. He was found in the kitchen on the first floor in the rear of the house. His twin, Ky‘Heir, who died of smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning, was found in a second-floor bedroom. WPXI-TV is reporting that family members are seeking donations to help pay for the funeral expenses. …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The investigation into the fire that killed twin 3-year-old boys is ongoing.
The Allegheny County Fire Marshal's Office has finished its investigation into the origin and cause of Friday's fire in a home on Rebecca Street in North Braddock. "The results of that investigation have been turned over to the Allegheny County Police, which is the lead agency on this investigation," Allegheny County Emergency Services Chief Alvin Henderson said in a statement released Tuesday. "Because of the ongoing investigation, there will be no further information or comment provided at this time.” The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office ruled that 3-year-old twins killed in a fire Friday on Rebecca Street in North Braddock died of smoke inhalation. A spokesperson at the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office said Sunday …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
The 3-year-old boys perished in a blaze at a home on Rebecca Street on Friday.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office has ruled that 3-year-old twins killed in a fire Friday on Rebecca Street in North Braddock died of smoke inhalation. As of Sunday afternoon, the twins, whose names have been reported as Kyier and Dyier Arthur, had not been positively identified. The medical examiner's office cannot release the names until the twins are identified, a spokesperson said. Whether their deaths will be ruled accidental or homicide is still pending investigation, according to a spokesperson from the medical examiner's office. One twin died of smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning. The second twin suffered burns and smoke inhalation, though the actual cause of death is still pending, the spokesperson said. …