Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 33

Last Updated: Monday, April 7, 2014 - 21:32

Everett: The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33.

The Snohomish County medical examiner`s office says it has received three more victims than previously reported. Of those, 30 have been identified.

The latest name is 30-year-old Billy L Spillers of Arlington. Like the others, he died of multiple blunt force injuries in the March 22 slide that crushed a residential area along the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River about 90 kilometers northeast of Seattle.

PTI

First Published: Monday, April 7, 2014 - 21:32

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