Searchers find body of Ike victim

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Galveston County office of Emergency Management tells us a search dog alerted to the scent of the remains in a debris pile on Goat Island Sunday. Crews are working to remove the debris to get to the remains.

Crews will continue searching Tuesday and Friday this week. There are still acres of debris scattered all over Goat Island. Officials expect to be on Goat Island another week or two searching for remains.

The Laura Recovery Center still lists more than 50 people as missing since Ike hit on September 13.

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