Death Toll in Joplin Tornado Reaches 160

7 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Friday, July 29 2011 Jul 29, 2011 Friday, July 29, 2011 6:02:00 AM CDT July 29, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - The May 22 tornado in Joplin has claimed another victim, bringing the death toll to 160.

Jasper County Coroner Rob Chappel said Thursday that 85-year-old J.T. Strickland died July 8 at a Monett nursing home of injuries he suffered in the tornado.

A funeral home handling arrangements say Strickland was a motel manager and Korean War veteran.

 

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