April 9, 2014 | Vol.54 N.15

36 Oso landslide victims identified

EVERETT, Wash. – The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday it has identified all 36 bodies it has examined from the Oso landslide. The names of all but one have been released.

Credit: ERIC WOLD / KING 5

Eight people remain missing.

Gov. Jay Inslee planned to visit the mudslide Friday afternoon and make stops in Arlington and Darrington.

His office says he'll spend time with elementary school children and thank first responders.

On Saturday it will be three weeks since the huge landslide traveled nearly a mile, crossing the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River to bury a residential area.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says more than 370 individuals or families have registered for assistance.

A computer simulation of the slide by the U. S. Geological Survey shows it moved with surprising speed and spread out in the valley.

by KING 5 News and Associated Press


Posted on April 11, 2014 at 8:12 AM

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