A family is mourning the loss of two generations in the Grenfell Tower fire after a two-year-old boy was named as the latest victim of the disaster.
Jeremiah Deen, who has been formally identified by police, is the son of Zainab Deen, who had earlier been confirmed among the dead .
At least 80 people are known to have lost their lives in the tragedy on June 14.
In a statement, the child’s family said: “The Deen family regret to announce the death of their daughter Zainab Deen and their grandson Jeremiah Deen as a result of the fire at their Grenfell Tower residence in west London on 14 June 2017.
“We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to all relatives and friends for their prayers, floral tributes and expression of condolences during this difficult time.
“Funeral arrangements will be announced later as plans are being made to lay mother and son to rest.
“You spent a moment in our arms, but you will last a lifetime in our hearts.
“RIP Zainab and Jeremiah.”
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