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Clark County coroner sends 4 forensic anthropologists to Camp Fire in California
Posted: 4:03 PM, Nov 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-12 21:57:28-05
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Four Clark County Coroner's Office employees are helping with the response to the Camp Fire in Northern California.
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The two men and two women working as forensic anthropologists departed Las Vegas Sunday night and began working Monday in the towns of Paradise, Concow and Magalia.
They are assisting in the recovery and identification of human remains. Their help was requested by the state of California and Clark County responded, per a mutual aid agreement.
More than 200 remain missing after the fire that began Thursday ravaged the town of Paradise. At least 42 have been confirmed dead.
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