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First picture of girl, 12, killed in California mudslide as officials start to brand victims

First picture of girl, 12, killed in California mudslide as victims identified
Sawyer Corey, 12, was among those killed in the Montecito mudslide (Picture: Facebook)

This little girl is among 17 people famous to have been killed in the California mudslide.

Sawyer Corey, who was 12, was sleeping when sand swept by her family’s home in Montecito on Tuesday night.

Girl innate with exceedingly misshapen conduct smiles despite strangers labelling her ‘alien’

Her stricken family pleaded for help to find her Wednesday, but have now had their misfortune fears confirmed.

Heartbreakingly, Sawyer’s 25 year old sister Morgan is among those still missing.

Sawyer’s twin sister Summer and their mom Carie were yesterday recuperating at a internal hospital.

First picture of girl, 12, killed in California mudslide as victims identified
Sawyer (right) with her mom Carey (middle) and sister Morgan, 25, who is also blank (Picture: Sarah Luoma/Facebook)

Speaking before her physique was found, Sawyer’s cousin Logan Kessler told People: ‘It doesn’t even seem real. It’s been a blur.

‘[I felt] scared, infirm and pain for those girls. we couldn’t nap last night, meaningful they were still alone.’

Today officials began fixing victims of the disaster, with 3 year-old Kailly Benitez the youngest to have died, and one of 4 children on the list.

The other minors who died were 10 year-old Jonathan Benitez and 6 year-old Peerawat Suthhithepn. Both victims have family members who are still missing.

Other victims embody Martin Cabrera-Munoz, 48, whose family set up a GoFundMe page to help compensate for his funeral.

First picture of girl, 12, killed in California mudslide as victims identified
Sawyer is one of 17 people killed in the mudslides who were named today. Four of the victims were children. (Picture: Reuters)

The others killed were named named as David Cantin, 49; Peter Fleurat, 73; Josephine Gower, 69; John McManigal, 61; Alice Mitchell, 78; James Mitchell, 89; Mark Montgomery, 22; Marilyn Ramos, 27; Rebecca Riskin, 61; Roy Rohter, 84 and Richard Taylor, 67.

The coroner’s bureau pronounced their means of death will be listed as ‘multiple dire injuries due to peep flood with mudslides due to new wildfires’.

There are fears the death fee could rise, with 40 people still missing. Rescuers advise they are now doubtful to find any remaining survivors.

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