News August  16, 2018

Funeral Services Held Tuesday For Exercise Rider's Daughter Killed In Weekend Storm


Carly Stephanie Ortiz Osorio, 2, was killed Friday when a when a tornado came through Haughton, Louisiana.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—APRIL 18, 2018—Funeral services were held in Haugton, Louisiana Tuesday for 2-year-old Carly Stephanie Ortiz Osorio.

Carly passed away late Friday night when a tornado came through Haughton (east of Bossier City) around midnight, causing a large tree to fall on the RV in which she was sleeping at the Hill Crest Mobile Home & RV Park on Highway 80.

Carly’s father, Amaniel Ortiz, is an exercise rider at the nearby Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Casino and Racetrack.

There are a few ways people can also support the Ortiz family during this time:

  • Donations to the Winner’s Circle Church, P.O. Box 157, Princeton, LA, 71067. Make checks payable to Winner’s Circle Church (Re: Ortiz Family). Source: Louisiana Downs
  • Two GoFundMe Accounts have been established that will help cover the cost of the funeral and help directly support Carly’s parents, Amaniel and Delfa Ortiz.

      "This is truly a difficult time for the Ortiz family, and our thoughts and prayers are with them as they deal with the tragic loss of young Carly," said Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington.


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