Family identifies mother, 2-year-old girl killed in Detroit apartment fire

7-year-old boy, father treated at hospital

Star and Princess Milligan (right) with family. (WDIV)

DETROIT - Family and friends are mourning the loss of a Detroit mother and her 2-year-old daughter who were killed in a fire Tuesday evening at an apartment complex in 9500 block of Brace Street.

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Star and Mylah "Princess" Milligan were found dead at the apartment.

Star Milligan (WDIV)

The woman's 7-year-old son and her husband were transported to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Their conditions are not known at this time.

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The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Residents told Local 4 that the people in the unit below were drying clothes on the stove, but the Detroit Fire Department has not confirmed this.

Watch the report from Tuesday night: