Names of victims in Chatsworth crash

Here's a partial list from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office (via Associated Press) of the passengers and crew killed in Friday's Metrolink train crash in Chatsworth. City News Service says that the names of two males and a female have been withheld pending notification of families, and the remains of one male have yet to be identified. The list does not include Paul Long, who died earlier today in a Ventura County hospital.

Christopher Aiken, 38
Dennis Arnold, 75
Dean Lafoy Brower, 51
Alan Lloyd Buckley, 59
Spree Desha, 35, of Simi Valley, LAPD officer
Walter Arney Fuller, 54
Michael Hammersly, 45
Jacob Hefter, 18, of Palmdale, a student at California State Long Beach
Kari Hsieh, no age given
Ernest Stephen Kish II, 47
Gregory Lintner, 48
Manuel Macias, 31
Aida Magdeleno, 19 (or Magdaleno)
Charles Peck, 58
Howard Barry Pompel, 69
Donna Remata, 49, of Simi Valley
Doyle Jay Souser, 56
Atul Vyas, 20
Maria Elena Villalobos, 18, of North Park, a student at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Yi Chao, 71

Maria Elena Villalobos is the young fashion design student whose mother was seen being hopeful on so many TV reports last night and was quoted in today's New York Times story.

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