NYC Adds New Hurricane Sandy Death, Bringing Total to 44

By Katie Honan on June 24, 2013 6:59pm 

 The Rockaway Beach boardwalk, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.
The Rockaway Beach boardwalk, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.
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NEW YORK CITY — Another victim has been added to the list of deaths caused by Hurricane Sandy, bringing the total number to 44.

A 62-year-old man was found dead April 5 on the Rockaway peninsula, nearly six months after the storm, according to the medical examiner's office.

After an investigation, the medical examiner determined that he drowned during the hurricane, said Ellen Borakove, the director of public affairs.

The victim has not yet been identified.

 

 

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