Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Thursday, 07.31.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5
 6  7  8  9  10  11  12
 13  14  15  16  17  18  19
 20  21  22  23  24  25  26
 27  28  29  30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

May 24,2007
Woman's death linked to WTC dust
by UPI

NEW YORK - A New York lawyer's death has been formally linked to dust from the collapse of the World Trade Center's Twin Towers after the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Charles S. Hirsch linked the death of Felicia Dunn-Jones, 42, to the toxic dust, The New York Times reported.

Jones' office was a block from the towers. She breathed in dust as she fled the scene Sept. 11, 2001.

Hirsch's letter said he was certain "beyond a reasonable doubt" that the dust contributed to Jones' death five months after the attack. The cause of her death will be changed to homicide from natural causes.

Jones' name will bring the official death toll of the twin towers attack to 2,750, the newspaper said.

"The city medical examiner has now accepted what thousands of people with 9/11-related illnesses and their doctors have long understood: that ground zero dust was harmful and even deadly," Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., said.

Copyright ©  2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

717 times read

Related news
Four killed at Ground Zero identified by UPI posted on Apr 08,2008

Homicide victims buried without autopsy by UPI posted on Oct 22,2007

Whitman denies EPA hid 9/11 dust dangers by UPI posted on Jun 26,2007

Redmond Woman Arrested in Stabbing Incident by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Jun 04,2006

Former medical official stole 9/11 funds by UPI posted on Oct 31,2007

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 3 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?