Two confirmed fatalities following Thursday morning tornado

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(4/24/19) UPDATE: Grambling State University has released a statement, idenitifying the two who were killed in the tornado that happened Thursday Morning.

GSU has identified the victims as one of their students, Kendra Butler, and her son Remington Butler.

Read the full release here.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone has confirmed 2 fatalities following the Thursday morning Tornado.

Stone has declined to identify the 2 individuals involved in the incident.

Our sources at The NewsStar say Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said the fatalities occurred in a house near the Pizza Hut restaurant just off of Interstate 20.

Stone said emergency personnel haven’t been able to recover the bodies of the victims because it’s too dangerous.

We will update this article as we receive more information.

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