2nd person dies after fire in Emmitsburg

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) -- The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a second person has died after a fire in an Emmitsburg apartment building.

Forty-three-year-old Diana Lyn Meyer died Tuesday in Lehigh Hospital in Philadelphia, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

Meyer was one of three people removed from the fire Monday morning. Authorities say 74-year-old Geraldine Rachelle Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. Sheriff's deputies say her husband, 69-year-old Donnie Jones, is in critical condition at Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Authorities continue to investigate the cause and origin of the fire. 





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