DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say the official death toll from the deadly Washington state mudslide has increased to 24.
The Snohomish County medical examiner’s office said Monday that it has received a total of 24 victims, and 17 of them have been positively identified.
Previously, the official death toll was 21, with 15 victims identified.
The slide struck a rural area northeast of Seattle on March 22. Authorities have said more than two dozen people are still missing.