You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Two infants among 10 children killed in Okla. tornado

Jon Booth moved a piece of debris from his mother's tornado-destroyed home, across the street from the Plaza Towers elementary school in Moore, Okla.

Rick Wilking/REUTERS

Jon Booth moved a piece of debris from his mother's tornado-destroyed home, across the street from the Plaza Towers elementary school in Moore, Okla.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two infants were among the 24 people killed by the tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area this week, the Oklahoma medical examiner’s office said Wednesday.

The office said it has identified 23 of the 24 victims and that 10 of them were children, including seven who were killed at the Plaza Towers Elementary School.

Continue reading below

All the children have been identified, including 4-month-old Case Futrell and 7-month-old Sydnee Vargyas, who both died from head injuries.

‘‘The ME staff worked throughout the night and yesterday in coordination with state and federal agencies to identify victims and document injuries,’’ medical examiner’s spokesman Amy Elliott said in a statement.

The eight other children ranged in age from 4 years old to 9 years old. Of those, six suffocated and two died from massive injuries.

Continue reading it below

Elliott said the agency still is trying to determine the ages of five of the victims. Of the adult victims, eight were women and six were men.

Officials still are trying to contact the relatives of eight of the victims, she said.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.