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Four people die from blow torch attack in Puerto Rico

A fourth victim died early on Wednesday as a result of a blowtorch attack by an island man on his family during a New Year’s dinner.

Jesus Sanchez, 28, a nephew of the alleged attacker, died Tuesday night, according to Puerto Rico Medical Center Director Ernesto Torres.

The alleged attacker’s mother, Josefina Diaz, as well as a 32-year-old cousin, Samuel Molina Sanchez, and a 17-year-old niece, Pamela Sanchez Vazquez, had died earlier from burns suffered during the attack.

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