33 Katrina Victims still unidentified
The bodies of 65 Hurricane Katrina victims, of which just half have been identified, remain unclaimed more than a year after the storm, the Orleans Parish coroner said Thursday.
In all, more than 1,300 bodies were collected in Louisiana after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita battered the region last year. Of those, 33 remain unidentified as investigators exhaust DNA and other tests, said coroner Frank Minyard…..
You’d think SOMEONE would have missed those people. This is truly sad.
- February 2, 2006 -- Twisters hit New Orleans (0)
Two tornadoes early Thursday tore through New Orleans neighborhoods that were hit hard by Hurricane Katrina just five months earlier, collapsing at least one previously damaged house and battering ...
- September 1, 2005 -- Landrieu predicts thousands dead (0)
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said on Thursday thousands had died after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.
"We understand there are tho...
- September 2, 2005 -- Thugs in New Orleans? (2)
Stormwarning commented on a totally unrelated post:Just for the heck of it, I found this listing of crime rates by city. I'm not sure it adds alot to the risky/safest analysis, but its more numbers...
- September 1, 2005 -- Hastert Asks the tough question about New Orleans (1)
"It makes no sense to spend billions of dollars to rebuild a city that's seven feet under sea level", House Speaker said of federal assistance for hurricane-devastated New Orleans.
- September 1, 2005 -- Katrina v Galveston (0)
To be fair to Senator Landrieu, this is where it came from:Asked how many people died in the hurricane, Naglin said: "Minimum, hundreds. Most likely, thousands." The death toll has alread...