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Sixth child dies as result of weekend fire in South Bend

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Posted at 2:05 PM, Jan 26, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-26 14:05:07-05

SOUTH BEND — A family friend has confirmed to ABC News that a sixth child has died as a result of the fire in South Bend on Sunday.

Angel Smith, 11, died Friday morning at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis.

Angel is the sixth sibling to die as a result of the fire. Her siblings, Demetis Smith, 10; Davida Smith, 9; Deontay Smith, 5; D'Angelo Smith, 4; and Faith Smith, 17 months died on the night of the fire.