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Washington State Mudslide Death Toll Rises to 39

Washington State Communities Continue To Deal With Aftermath Of Massive Mudslide
David Ryder—Getty Images People hold candles during a vigil for mudslide victims at the Darrington Community Center on April 5, 2014 in Darrington, Wa.

The Washington State mudslide has claimed 39 victims, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office. Seven people remain missing

The Washington State mudslide has claimed 39 victims, according to the most recent count by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Agency officials have positively identified 36 of the 39 people killed in the March 22 slide, the Seattle Times reports.

Seven people remain missing after the devastating mudslide struck the small riverside neighborhood of Oso in Snohomish County on March 22.

[Seattle Times]

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