15th Fatality Confirmed After Arkansas Tornado
Debris hangs from a tree after a tornado hit the town of Mayflower, Arkansas Photo: Image by ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser
VILONIA, Ark. (AP) - A spokesman for Gov. Mike Beebe's office has confirmed a 15th fatality from the powerful tornado that struck Arkansas on Sunday night.
Spokesman Matt DeCample says the latest death was reported in Faulkner County, home to hard-hit Vilonia and Mayflower.
A spokesman for Faulkner County released the identities of the 11 people killed in the two towns. The victims included eight people in Vilonia, including two children, and three people in Mayflower.
A father and his two daughters were killed in the same storm system on the Pulaski-Saline county line near Little Rock, while a 55-year-old woman died in White County in northern Arkansas.