First of dead identified: Father confirms Ja'Nae Hornsby, 9, killed in Moore tornado at elementary

MOORE, Okla. - The first face of Monday's tragedy has surfaced. 

Nine-year-old Ja'Nae Hornsby was one of seven children found in the Plaza Towers Elementary School rubble in Moore Monday after one of the worst tornadoes in Oklahoma history tore through the city, her father confirmed Tuesday.

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Little other information has been made available concerning the storm's victims in the hours after its destruction.

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The EF-5 tornado, which stretched 17 miles at more than 200 mph, took the lives of at least 24 people, including nine children, Monday.

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