Funeral held for Bridgeport fire victim

BRIDGEPORT - Hundreds of mourners are gathering in Stratford today to pay their respects to the 7-year-old Bridgeport boy who died in a fire last week.

The body of Kyle Jean-Baptiste was found by firefighters under a mattress in his home last Monday.

They say the young boy was trapped in his third-floor bedroom by intense smoke and heat.

Family and friends say they will remember a boy who showed tremendous character for his age and will be deeply missed.

He will be laid to rest at Mount Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport.

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