Divers locate, recover eighth set of remains

U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs
Oct. 25, 2001

Navy divers located and recovered an eighth set of remains in Ehime Maru today. The remains have been sent to the City and County of Honolulu Medical Examiner for identification. Once identified, the family will be contacted prior to public release.

To date, the remains of eight individuals have been located, of which six have been recovered and identified. Two sets have been recovered, but not yet identified.

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Revised 10/26/01 at 8:04 a.m. (HST)