Mother & daughter die in St. Martin Parish tornado

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ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (KNOE) - During Sunday night's storm, a tornado demolished a mobile home in St. Martin Parish on Zin-Zin Road, killing a mother and daughter.

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The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office confirmed the two deaths as a mother and her daughter. Officials say the stormed caused the family's mobile home to flip over around 10:30 a.m. Witnesses say the father of the family went out to a grocery store and found the bodies when he returned.

The sister of the mother, Sheryle Rubin says their entire family is in shock.

"It's just sad that this had to happen. For them both to lose their lives behind mother nature," Rubin said. "Confused, don't understand. I mean just like it happened it could have been my kids and my house and my trailer going through the same thing"