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LDS missionary dies while serving in Guatemala

(KUTV)

(KUTV) Sister Heidi Andrea Ortega Huber, a LDS missionary from Santiago, Chile, has died while serving in the Guatemala City Central Mission. Huber was 22 years old.

LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins released the following statement.

It is with great sadness that we share news of the death of a young missionary. Sister Heidi Andrea Ortega Huber, age 22, died yesterday after she came in contact with a live electrical wire. Despite attempts by missionaries and first responders to resuscitate her, Sister Ortega passed away. Sister Ortega is from the Santiago Chile Independencia Stake and has been serving in the Guatemala Guatemala City Central Mission since April of 2016. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones of Sister Ortega as they mourn her passing, and we pray they will be given comfort during this difficult time.

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