Four bodies now recovered from the site of mudslide near Duffy Lake: B.C. chief coroner

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The chief coroner of B.C. confirmed that four dead bodies have been recovered from the site of mudslide near Duffy Lake so far. (Photo – B.C. Transportation and Infrastructure)

““Over the past five days, a small team of forensic coroners has worked alongside law enforcement and search and rescue professionals to try to locate people who were reported missing after the extreme rainfall event and subsequent mudslide near Duffy Lake,” coroner Lisa Lapointe said in a statement.

Lapointe further added that one person was located deceased on Monday, November 15, and another deceased individual was recovered on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

The team also recovered two additional decedents on Thursday, November 18, 2021, Lapointe added.

She also added that efforts continued Friday, Nov. 19 to locate a fifth person reported as missing. However, she said those attempts were unsuccessful.

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