East Harlem Explosion Autopsy Results Released

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 12:  Heavy smoke pours from the debris as the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) responds to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan March 12, 2014 in New York City. Reports of an explosion were heard before the collapse of two multiple-dwelling buildings that left at least 11 injured.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 12: Heavy smoke pours from the debris as the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) responds to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan March 12, 2014 in New York City. Reports of an explosion were heard before the collapse of two multiple-dwelling buildings that left at least 11 injured. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Photo: Andrew Burton/2014 Getty Images

And they're exactly as grim as you'd expect: Five of the victims — Griselde Camacho, Carmen Tanco, Andreas Panagopoulos, George Amadeo, and Rosaura Barrios — died from a combination of blunt trauma injuries. Three others, Rosaura Hernandez, Jordy Salas, and an unidentified eighth person, perished as a result of smoke inhalation and burns. Meanwhile, investigators are still sifting through the wreckage at the site of last week's two-building explosion and collapse for clues as to what triggered the blast, which has been blamed on a gas leak.