Another Ike victim found on Goat Island

October 6, 2008 6:10:04 AM PDT
Search crews near Galveston have found another Hurricane Ike storm victim.ROAD TO RECOVERY: How you can help | School closings | Person locator | Important phone numbers | Assistance from FEMA | Filing a claim | Latest power numbers

Crews found a woman's body buried in debris on Goat Island on Sunday. Search crews found two other bodies on the same Island on Saturday.

Texas Task Force One and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice are searching around Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula. They are using cadaver dogs to look for remains.

The current death toll from Ike in the Houston-Galveston area is 36.

Crews in Chambers County also spent the weekend searching for missing people. They had dogs looking through debris fields around Smith Point and Oak Island. Crews say the conditions are making the process difficult.

The Laura Recovery Center is keeping track of the people reported missing following Ike. It currently has more than 200 cases on file.

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