Thursday, September 11, 2014

1,115 unidentified victims, 2,753 lives lost September 11, 2001

 In 2005, the following data was released:
fewer than300whole bodies found
fewer than1,600victims identified
over1,100victims remain unidentified
over800victims identified by DNA alone
nearly20,000pieces of bodies found
over6,000pieces small enough to fit in test-tubes
over200pieces matched to single person
nearly10,000unidentified pieces frozen for future analysis
compiled and published by 911 research

In May 2014, during the transfer of remains to the memorial site, the new york times reported that: 
"of the 2,753 people reported missing at the World Trade Center after the 2001 attacks, remains have not been identified for 1,115 people." 

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