Child victims of Houma house fire identified

Child victims of Houma house fire identified

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HOUMA, LA (WVUE) -

Houma Police have identified two young children killed in a residential fire early Saturday morning.

Romell Welsh Jr., 2, and Ro'Miya Welsh, 1, died as a result of smoke inhalation.  The investigation into what caused the fire is still ongoing.

Police received a call that someone was still inside a house at 530 Hobson Street that caught fire around 1:30 a.m.

The children were found dead inside of the house after officers and the Houma Fire Department arrived on scene and extinguished the flames.

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