Thursday, May 24, 2007

Death From WTC Dust Added to 9/11 List

Felicia Dunn-Jones died
of lung disease five months
after Sept. 11, and last year
her family asked that the
city's medical examiner add
her name to the death toll.
New York City Chief Medical
Examiner Charles Hirsch
refused, writing back that
his office could not link her
death to the exposure "with
certainty beyond a reasonable

That changed Wednesday,
when Dunn-Jones was added
to the medical examiner's
list of attack victims.
It marked the first time the
city has officially linked a
death to the toxic dust
caused by the World Trade
Center's collapse.

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