In-Depth: Mudslide in Snohomish County
Mudslide in Snohomish County: LATEST AP UPDATE
ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County sheriff's office on Monday released this list of 22 people they believe are missing in the Oso mudslide.
DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say the official death toll from the deadly Washington state mudslide has increased to 24. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Monday that it has received a total of 24 victims, and 17 of them have been positively identified. Previously, the official death toll was 21, with 15 victims identified.
Photo: Landslide in Snohomish County, credit Sierra Sansaver.
Stories from local and regional reporters:
March 27, 2014, 3:31 pm
People near the landslide in Snohomish County are looking for ways to help. At first emergency response commanders did ask people to stay away from the slide. But Bob DeYoung of Darrington, the small town on the other side of the landslide, says that wasn’t gonna happen.
Oso Landslide Could Be Deadliest Disaster In State History
Wash. And Tribal Officials Tried to Fend Off Slides
The Washington National Guard has now deployed two Blackhawk helicopters to the Oso landslide. On the ground, specially-trained search teams Wednesday looked for victims in the mud and debris. Correspondent Austin Jenkins spoke to one of the National Guard searchers.