Coroner confirms 81-year-old woman was 4th fatality in Northern California gas line explosion

The coroner has confirmed that an 81-year-old woman is the fourth fatality identified in a massive gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb last week.

San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said Tuesday that Elizabeth Torres died in Thursday's fire that consumed her San Bruno home.

Her grandson, Frank Torres, says his mother, aunt and uncle also were seriously hurt and are hospitalized with burn injuries.

According to property records, the family's home was yards from the source of the blast.

Others confirmed dead from the explosion are 20-year-old Jessica Morales, 44-year-old Jacqueline Grieg and her 13-year-old daughter, Janessa.

Officials say three people remain missing.

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — The coroner has confirmed that an 81-year-old woman is the fourth fatality identified in a massive explosion in a San Francisco suburb last week.

San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said Tuesday that Elizabeth Torres died in Thursday's fire that consumed her San Bruno home.

Torres' grandson, Frank Torres, says his mother, aunt and uncle also were seriously hurt and are hospitalized with burn injuries.

According to property records, the family's home was yards from the source of the blast.

Foucrault says Elizabeth Torres' cause of death is pending toxicology results.

Others confirmed dead from the explosion are 20-year-old Jessica Morales, 44-year-old Jacqueline Grieg and her 13-year-old daughter, Janessa.

Officials say three people remain missing.