Update: La Porte Explosion Leaves 1 Injured, 1 Dead
An explosion at the Air Liquide plant in La Porte has left one employee seriously injured and another dead, according to officials investigating the accident. The body of the employee who had been reported missing, Javier Ortiz, was identified by investigators Sunday. Ortiz was a chemist at the plant, and leaves behind a wife and three children.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Ortiz family as they deal with this tragic loss.