Third Family Member Dies in South County House Fire

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A third member of a south St. Louis County family has died from injuries sustained in a fire Tuesday.

11-year-old Maci Gapsch died Wednesday night. Her great-grandmother, Georgette Gapsch and father Terry Gapsch, were also killed in the blaze.

13-year-old Mia Gapsch, who ran to a neighbor’s home and called 911, remains hospitalized.

The fire on 10005 St. Simon Court is under investigation.

A St. Louis County Police spokesperson said arson and explosives officials are investigating. They believe the fire started in the basement of the home.

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