Mother of twins killed in Kentucky house fire dies at hospital

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The mother of two three-year-old twins found dead after a house fire in Harlan County, Kentucky, has now also died.

Kentucky State Police say Allyson Howard, 42, died in a hospital Wednesday in Augusta, Georgia. Her family said 83 percent of her body was severely burned. Her husband Dennis Howard remains in critical condition.

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The home on Ky. 522 in the Totz community caught fire just after 11 a.m. Monday morning. The twins’ bodies were found a few hours later.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

See also: Police ID injured parents of twin 3-year-olds found dead after Kentucky house fire

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