Divers bring third, fourth sets of remains to surface

U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs
Oct. 18, 2001

Navy divers recovered a fourth set of remains in Ehime Maru today and brought them, along with the remains discovered yesterday, up to the surface. The two sets of remains will be sent to the City and County of Honolulu Medical Examiner for identification. Once the remains are identified by the Medical Examiner, the family will be contacted prior to public release.

To date, four sets of remains have been located and recovered. Two sets of remains have been identified, and two have yet to be identified.
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