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Joplin tornado claims another victim

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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