Washington Landslide Death Toll Rises To 27


By KMVT News

Snohomish County, Washington (CNN) The death toll in last month's massive landslide in rural Washington State has risen to 27.

That's up three casualties from the last count, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office.

Authorities have been waiting until the victims are identified and their families notified before adding them to the official death count.

Only the names of 19 victims have been released; they range in age from four months to 71 years.

22 people are still missing. That's down from 30.

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