2-year-old, 2 men identified as storm victims


LAPLACE, La. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victims of a powerful storm that battered the town of Waverly, Virginia, as a 2-year-old child and two men.

Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says in a statement that the adults killed Wednesday were 50 and 26 years old. They were found about 300 yards from their mobile home.

Geller says the bodies were taken to the medical examiner’s office in Norfolk for positive identification.

The National Weather Service says the Waverly tornado was the only confirmed twister in the state but several others are suspected tornadoes.

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