- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - The second person killed in a New York City building explosion last week has been identified.

The medical examiner on Wednesday confirmed the identity of 26-year-old restaurant worker Moises Ismael Locon Yac (moy-SEHS’ ihs-MY’-ehl loh-KOHN’ yak) using DNA analysis.

Yac and another man were killed and 22 other people were injured when a Manhattan apartment building exploded March 26. Officials are investigating whether someone had illegally tapped into a natural-gas line.

Yac had been working six days a week. His family says during his free time he enjoyed taking his nephew to a Queens park.

He was reported missing after the explosion. His body was found days later.

The other person killed was 23-year-old Nicholas Figueroa. He was on a date at the restaurant when the explosion occurred. The woman with him was injured.

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