UPDATE: Eighth Juárez candy factory worker dies
UPDATE: An eighth Juárez candy factory employee has died. The death of Miguel Armando Reyes Castro was reported today by the newspaper El Diario de Juarez. EARLIER:
Rio Grande Digital A seventh employee of Sunrise Confections has died of injuries suffered in the Oct. 24 explosion at the Juárez factory, according to news reports. Leobardo Loera de Luna, 45, died Saturday at a Guadalajara hospital where he was receiving treatment, authorities announced Sunday. The newspaper El Diario de Juárez has reported that authorities are continuing to investigate the deadly blast.