ECTOR COUNTY – No foul play is suspected in connection with a morning trailer fire that killed three people in Ector County.
The fire happened around 6:15 a.m. in the 4600 block of Hereford on Friday morning.
The Ector County Sheriff's Office has confirmed to NewsWest 9 that the victims include a mother and two children. The mother, 40-year-old Maria Marta, and her two children, five year old Jazmin Luque and 13-year-old Omar Gallegos, were killed in the fire.
The father, 35-year-old Jesus Luque is being treated at Medical Center Hospital. The couple's three year old daughter, Janet Luque, was transported to a Lubbock hospital for treatment. Marta's 19-year-old son, Oscar Gallegos, was treated and released from the hospital.
An exact cause is not known at this time as officials are still investigating.
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