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Final victim of Hurricane Katrina identified

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove on Thursday identified the last unknown victim of Hurricane Katrina.

The victim is 20-year-old Frank Jones of Gulfport. He was found in the canal near Garden Park Hospital in Orange Grove. Drowning is the official cause of death.

Jones is the unidentified victim that was dubbed "Strength" and buried on the first anniversary of the storm.

Hargrove said the identification came through DNA tests and through relatives. Confirmation was made Wednesday.

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