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Dorian death toll now 74

Police on Abaco and Grand Bahama recovered an additional four dead bodies in the last month, bringing the death toll from Hurricane Dorian up to 74, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said yesterday.

“The police on the Island of Abaco recovered the remains of three unidentified bodies – one in The Mudd and two on Powerline Road,” NEMA said in a press statement.

The fourth body was recovered on Grand Bahama.

NEMA said the bodies were found between January 20, 2020 and February 6, 2020.

These recent discoveries bring the total number of people who died in the storm on Abaco up to 63. Eleven bodies were recovered on Grand Bahama.

Dorian, a Category 5 storm, devastated parts of Abaco and Grand Bahama in September. At least 200 people remain missing.

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