A family is devastated after an apartment fire claimed the life of a mother and left her husband and young daughter in the hospital.
The fire happened in the early morning hours of Thursday near Lake Mead and H Street in an apartment that did not appear to have a fire alarm, fire investigators said.
"This is ridiculous," said Belinda Ross, the victim's sister.
Family members embraced each other as they grieve the death of their loved one who they have identified as Diana Bankson, a mother of three.
"A good parent to her daughters. She just started working again, trying to get her life together for the kids. A tragedy just happened." Ross said.
Bankson's young daughter and husband were badly injured in the fire. Family members identify the two as Kaysha and Andrew Ray.
They say the father needed surgery and remains in critical condition. The little girl suffered burns to 80 percent of her body and is on life support... Read More