Mendocino County family loses second child to wildfire

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A teenager from Redwood Valley, whose brother already perished in the North Bay wildfires, has died. (Mindi Ramos)

The death toll in the North Bay wildfires has increased to 43. The family of a teenager from Redwood Valley confirms she has died.

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Seventeen-year-old Kressa Shepherd died Sunday at a Sacramento hospital. They say a CT scan showed her brain had been dead for some time.

Kressa sustained severe burns in the Redwood Valley fire in Mendocino County. Her 14-year-old brother Kai Logan also died in that fire.

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Her parents are recovering from burns in the hospital.

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