Sheriff: Victims found inside, outside homes

May 16, 2013

The six people who died when a tornado slammed Rancho Brazos Wednesday evening were found inside and outside houses, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. All of the heavily damaged houses have been searched, he said. Lake Granbury Medical Center treated 28 people and admitted 14. Persons needing information about loved ones can call 682-498-8010. However, Deeds said at a 2 a.m. news conference that the phone number won’t be operational until 8 a.m. Thursday, May 16. Also at the news conference, he said the number of dead remains at six. He noted that he learned that a total of 16 injured people were transported to Fort Worth hospitals by various ambulance services that responded from nearby counties.

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