3-year-old Greeley girl dies in mobile home fire; mother, boyfriend in custody

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GREELEY, Colo. -- A 3-year-old girl died in a mobile home fire late Saturday after her mother allegedly left her alone for an indeterminate period of time.

Lileigh Kellenaers was pronounced dead at a hospital after the 11:41 p.m. fire in the 700 block of 26th Avenue, police said.

The girl's mother, 27-year-old Kristen Braig, was reportedly away from the mobile home with her live-in boyfriend Dustin Blanchard, 34, when the fire started.

Braig and Blanchard returned home to find the home in flames with Lileigh inside, Greeley police reported.

Both of the adults were hospitalized with injuries, police said. The remained hospitalized Monday morning in police custody, Sgt. J.P. Tymkowych of the Greeley Police Department said. They each face a charge of criminal child neglect resulting in death.

The Weld County District Attorney's Office said no court date has been set.